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Lead @ Home: Research Guide for the Kramer Law Clinic, Case Western Reserve University

This Research Guide provides links to community resources and information about the rules and regulations designed to keep communities safe despite the toxic presence of lead particles in and around many homes.

Selected Research Reports and Articles

C. Campbell MD, E. Gracely, PhD.,   Public Health and Law Collaboration:  The Philadelphia Lead Court Study, 103 Am.J. Pub.Health 1271 (2013).

D. Rosner, PhD, MSPH, G. Markowitz, PhD, With the Best Intentions:  Lead Research and the Challenge to Public Health, 102 Am. J. Pub. Health e19(2012).

P. Landrigan, MD, V. Rauh, ScD, M. Galvez, MD, Environmental Justice and the Health of Children, 77 Mount Sinai J. of Med., 178, 2010.

P. Muennig, MD., The Social Costs of Childhood Lead Exposure in the Post-Lead Regulation Era, 163  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 844, 2009.

G. J. Carlson, Lead Paint:  Who Will Bear the Cost of Abating the Latest Public Nuisance?, 59 Hastings L.J. 1553 (2008).

M.M. Ransom, M.L. Thombley, C.O. Ekechi, Toward Eradication:  How Law and Public Health Practices Can Be Used to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning, 22 Tulane Env't L. Jl. 1 (2008).

JP Wright, KN Dietrich, et al., Association of Prenatal and Childhood Blood Lead Concentrations with Criminal Arrests in Early Adulthood, PLOS Medicine, 2008.

W. Wagner & L. Blais, Children's Health and Environmental Exposure Risks:  Information Gaps, Scientific Uncertainty, and  Regulatory Reform, 17 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol'y F. 249 (2007).

S. Outterson, Getting the Lead Out:  Revising Lead Hazard Legislation to Reach Children in Poverty, 31 Wm. & Mary Env't Pol'y Rev. 829 (2007).

A.D. Woolf, MD, MPH, R. Goldman MD, MPH, DC Bellinger, PhD, Update on the Clinical Management of Childhood Lead Poisoning, 54 Ped. Clin. N. Am. 271 (2007).

A. H. Birnbaum, A Blemished Construction of Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Negligence Jurisprudence Thwarts the Prospective Application of Judicial Decisionmaking, 65 Maryland L. R. 1276 (2005).

Committee on Environmental Health, Am. Acad. Pediatrics, Lead Exposure in Children:  Prevention, Detection, and Management, 116 Pediatrics 1036 (2005).

G. Spiegel, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, 37 Clearinghouse Rev. 483 (2004).

J. Shumway, HUD Enforcement of Lead-Based Paint Rules and Other Lead-Based Paint Activities, 12 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 366 (2002/3).

E. Haynes,  BP Lanphear, et al., The Effect of Interior Lead Hazard Controls on Children's Blood Lead Concentrations:  A Systematic Evaluation, 110 Env't Health Perspectives 103 (2002).

C.P. Daignault, Tomorrow's Unleaded Children:  Child Care Facilities, Lead Paint and the Law, 18 J. Contemp Health L. Pol'y 197 (2001).

A.E. Dean, Lead Paint Public Entity Lawsuits: Has the Broad Stroke of Tobacco and Firearms Litigation Painted a Troubling Picture for Paint Manufacturers?, 28 Pepp. L. Rev. 915 (2001).

R.E. Shandell, Proving Damages in a Lead Paint Case, 31 Trial Law. Q. 31 (2001).