Richard Ausness

Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law

Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law

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Overdose deaths from opioid painkillers are epidemic across the country. States and other localities are taking drug companies to court.

Who’s to blame for the opioid crisis?

Overdose deaths from opioid painkillers are epidemic across the country. States and other localities are taking drug companies to court.

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