Sixty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that the Sixth Amendment’s right to counsel requires a state to provide a competent attorney to any indigent person the state charges with a serious crime.
Tag Archives: Opinion
Eli Lilly Slashed Insulin Prices. This Starts a Race to the Bottom | Opinion
When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
The Next Step in School Funding: A Rural-Urban Coalition to Achieve Educational Equity | Opinion
Educational equity and justice will require more than a historical court ruling. It will require legislative action—something that has eluded Pennsylvania educators for over a century.
Is It Time for Teachers to Get a Raise? | Opinion
The average weekly wages of public school teachers – adjusted for inflation – increased just US$29 from 1996 to 2021, from $1,319 to $1,348 in 2021 dollars.
Where Have All the Small Medical Practices Gone? | Opinion
It was all about people, good solid care, hard work and the honor of being part of my patient’s life.
How COVID-19 changed the way our health system ‘learns’ and saved lives | Opinion
It’s obvious that COVID-19 has radically reshaped many aspects of our society and our lives over the past two years.