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Vedder Thinking | Articles Litigation Attorneys Jeffrey J Ansley and Jason B Sobelman Author Article in The Texas Lawbook


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Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Shareholder Jeff Ansley and Associate Jason Sobelman recently authored the article “Ruan v. United States: SCOTUS Potentially Limits CSA’s Application” in The Texas Lawbook. In the article, they discuss the United States Supreme Court’s long-anticipated opinion in Ruan, in which the Court for the first time held that a physician’s subjective good faith in writing controlled substances prescriptions is a defense to criminal charges for violating the Controlled Substances Act. The decision firmly—and correctly—establishes the availability of a good faith defense to providers that they had the requisite intent to violate the CSA.

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Jeffrey J. Ansley


Jason B. Sobelman