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Timothy S. Jost
Robert L. Willett Family Professorship of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law

Timothy S. Jost holds the Robert L. Willett Family Professorship of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is a co-author of the casebook Health Law (West Group Publishing, 2008), used widely throughout the United States in teaching health law, and of a treatise and hornbook by the same name. He is also the author of Health Care Coverage Determinations: An International Comparative Study (Open University Press, 2004); Disentitlement? The Threats Facing our Public Health Care Programs and a Rights-Based Response (Oxford University Press, 2003); and Readings in Comparative Health Law and Bioethics (Carolina Academic Press, 2007). Professor Jost has also written numerous articles and book chapters on health care regulation and comparative health law and policy, and has lectured on health law topics throughout the world. His most recent book is Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement (Duke University Press, 2007).

Professor Jost received his Bachelor of Arts in 1970 from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his Juris Doctorate (cum laude) in 1975 from the University of Chicago Law School.

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Howard Rosen Trade Adjustment Assistance Coalition
Anthony Shorris New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Marie Gryphon Center for Legal Policy, Manhattan Institute
David Abshire Center for the Study of the Presidency
Lord Leonard Hoffmann Appellate Committee of the House of Lords
Christopher Paine Natural Resources Defense Council

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