Isaac D. (“Zack”) Buck is joining Bill of Health as a regular contributor.
Zack is an assistant professor at Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia, where he teaches torts and various health law courses. His scholarship focuses on how the enforcement of health care fraud and abuse laws impacts American quality of care. In 2013, he was selected as a Health Law Scholar as part of the ASLME Health Law Scholars Workshop at Saint Louis University School of Law, and he has participated in the new scholars programs at both AALS and SEALS.
Before joining Mercer, Professor Buck was a visiting assistant professor at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where he taught bioethics, mental health law, and health care fraud and abuse. He also has served as a visiting professor at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he has taught health care fraud and abuse. He formerly practiced law at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago. Zack holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor and an associate editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law. He also holds a Masters of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Center for Bioethics and a B.A. with highest distinction from Miami University (OH).
- Side Effects: State Anti-Fraud Statutes, Off-Label Marketing, And the Solvable Challenge of Causation, 36 Cardozo L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming, 2015).
- Breaking the Fever: A New Construct for Regulating Overtreatment, 48 U.C. Davis L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming, 2015).
- Enforcement Overdose: Health Care Fraud Regulation in an Era of Overcriminalization and Overtreatment, 74 Maryland L. Rev. 259 (2015).
- The Indefinite Quarantine: A Public Health Review of Chronic Inconsistencies in Sexually Violent Predator Statutes, 87 St. John’s L. Rev. 847 (2014).
- Caring Too Much: Misapplying the False Claims Act to Target Overtreatment, 74 Ohio St. L. J. 463 (2013).