This article advances, for the first time, a framework for situating public health law interventions as occurring in a predictable four-stage process. In this article, written in connection with our panel at the Public Health Law Research Conference (2014), we briefly apply this four-stage framework to youth sports TBI laws, and conclude that public health lawmaking in this area is consistent with prior high-visibility public health law interventions.
The Four Stages of Youth Sports TBI Policymaking: Engagement, Enactment, Research, and Reform, 43 J.L. Med. & Ethics __ (Forthcoming, 2015)