Ani B. Satz
Associate Professor, Emory University School of Law, Rollins School of Public Health, and Center for Ethics
Areas of Expertise
Health Law, Disability Law, Law and Philosophy, Animal Law
Ani B. Satz is a regulatory health lawyer and philosopher who teaches Torts, Health Law, Disability Law, Animal Law, Genetics and the Law, Law and Vulnerability, and Ethics for Leaders. Her research focuses on the legal response to vulnerability and governmental obligations to those who are vulnerable. Professor Satz's most recent scholarship addresses from a law and ethics perspective access to health care, disability discrimination, and the well-being of nonhuman animals. Her work has appeared in books, peer-reviewed journals, and law reviews. Professor Satz's scholarship is published in journals including the Michigan Law Review; Washington & Lee Law Review; Emory Law Journal; Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics; and Washington Law Review.
Professor Satz was a Fulbright Postgraduate Research Scholar at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Tulsa. She holds a JD from the University of Michigan School of Law and a PhD in philosophy from Monash University, which she completed while a fellow at Princeton University. Before coming to Emory, Professor Satz lectured at Yale University in the Philosophy Department and the Ethics, Politics and Economics Program, as well as at Monash University Medical School. She also clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
In addition to her Law School appointment, Professor Satz holds faculty appointments at the Rollins School of Public Health and the Center for Ethics. She also teaches at the Goizueta Business School.
Professor Satz is Chair-Elect of the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care of the Association of American Law Schools and served as 2009-10 Chair of the Section on Disability Law as well as on the Executive Board of the Section on Animal Law. She was a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center Fall 2010.
Education: BA (Hons.), University of Tulsa; PhD, Monash University (completed at Princeton University); JD, University of Michigan.
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ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Vulnerability, in KEYWORDS IN DISABILITY (Ben Reiss, Rachel Adams & Ben Serlin eds., forthcoming NYU Press 2014)
DISABILITY AND DISCRIMINATION: CASES AND MATERIALS (forthcoming Aspen 2014)
Animals and Vulnerability, in THE VULNERABILITY THESIS: RETHINKING THE LEGAL SUBJECT (Martha A. Fineman & Anna Grear eds., forthcoming Ashgate 2013)
Disability, Vulnerability, and Legal Fragmentation: Toward Accessing Education, Work, and Health Care, in RIGHTING EDUCATIONAL WRONGS: DISABILITY STUDIES IN LAW AND EDUCATION (Arlene S. Kanter & Beth A. Ferri eds., forthcoming Syracuse UP 2012)
Fragmented Lives: Disability Discrimination and the Role of “Environment-Framing,” 68 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 187 (2011)
Overcoming Fragmentation in Health and Disability Law, 60 EMORY L. J. 277 (2010)
Disability Discrimination After the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, 2010 UTAH L. REV. 983 (introduction to AALS Section on Disability Law 2010 program)
Animals as Vulnerable Subjects: Beyond Interest-Convergence, Hierarchy, and Property, 16 ANIMAL L. REV. 65 (2009)
· Reprinted in INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP IN ANIMAL LAW, THE ANIMAL, WITHIN THE SPHERE OF HUMANS’ NEEDS (Martine Lachance ed., 2010) [French and English volume]
Disability, Vulnerability, and the Limits of Antidiscrimination, 83 WASH. L. REV. 513 (2008)
The Limits of Health Care Reform, 59 ALA. L. REV. 1451 (2008)
Toward Solving the Health Care Crisis: The Paradoxical Case for Universal Access to High Technology, 8 YALE J. HEALTH POL’Y, L. & ETHICS 93 (2008)
Would Rosa Parks Wear Fur? Toward a Nondiscrimination Approach to Animal Welfare, 1 J. ANIMAL L. & ETHICS 101 (2006)
A Jurisprudence of Dysfunction: On the Role of “Normal Species Functioning” in Disability Analysis, 6 YALE J. HEALTH POL’Y, L. & ETHICS 221 (2006)
The Case Against Assisted Suicide Reexamined, 100 MICH. L. REV. 1380 (2002) (reviewing KATHLEEN FOLEY & HERBERT HENDIN EDS., THE CASE AGAINST ASSISTED SUICIDE: FOR THE RIGHT TO END-OF-LIFE CARE (2002))
Disability and Biotechnology, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ETHICAL, LEGAL, AND POLICY ISSUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (Thomas J. Murray & Maxwell J. Mehlman eds., 2000) (with Anita Silvers)
Book Review, 14 BIOETHICS 279 (2000) (reviewing NEIL A. HOLTZMAN AND MICHAEL S. WATSON, PROMOTING SAFE AND EFFECTIVE GENETIC TESTING IN THE UNITED STATES (1999))
Prenatal Genetic Testing and Discrimination Against the Disabled: A Conceptual Analysis, MONASH BIOETHICS REV., Oct. 1999, at 11
Book Review, 13 BIOETHICS 443 (1999) (reviewing MAXWELL J. MEHLMAN AND JEFFREY R. BOTKIN, ACCESS TO THE GENOME: THE CHALLENGE TO EQUALITY (1998))
Doctors as Managers, 4 HEALTH CARE ANALYSIS 162 (1996)
Book Note, 10 BIOETHICS 89 (1996) (reviewing SUSAN WRIGHT, MOLECULAR POLITICS: DEVELOPING AMERICAN AND BRITISH REGULATORY POLICY FOR GENETIC ENGINEERING (1994))
Tribal Courts, Tribal Judges, and Indian Law in Wisconsin, in CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ON WISCONSIN INDIAN TREATIES AND TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY 212 (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 1996) [Winner of the Wisconsin Library Association Distinguished Document Award]
Book Review, 3 HEALTH CARE ANALYSIS 334 (1995) (reviewing ANGUS CLARK ED., GENETIC COUNSELLING: PRACTICE AND PRINCIPLES (1994))
Presidential Turkey Pardon: It's Time for This Thanksgiving Tradition to Go, HUFF. POST, Nov. 21, 2012, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ani-satz/presidential-turkey-pardon_b_2171413.html
Memorial Dedication to Stephanie Feldman Aleong, 34 NOVA L. REV. 583 (2010)
A Not-So Protective Law: Genetic Screening Safeguard Creates Unforeseen Inequities, Difficulties, ATLANTA J.-CONST., May 27, 2008, at A13
· Reprinted in NOEL MERINO, CURRENT CONTROVERSIES: HUMAN GENETICS (CCHG-1) (2010)
Re-Imagining Health Care Reform: From Old Paradox to New Paradigm, THE ACADEMIC EXCHANGE, May 2008, at 8
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