Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we’re grateful for. At ASLME, and as editors of JLME,
we are grateful to you, our readers. Thanks for submitting such
interesting content to publish. Thanks for working with us throughout
the various copyediting stages. Thanks for peer reviewing. Thanks for
supporting each other’s work. Thanks for reading JLME.
We are nearing the end of publishing our final issues of the year.
Our winter issue will comprise of our regular symposium, as well as a
supplement. Guest edited by John-Stewart Gordon and Jerome Bickenbach,
“Human Rights and Disability” takes a global perspective on disability
law through the lens of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities and agencies such as the World Health Organization and the
CDC. The guest editors and their co-authors discuss legal capacity,
supported decision-making, inclusive education, access to health care
services, and more. Our supplement issue presents the papers first
shared at the Weight of the Nation conference last year. Topics include
obesity prevention and control, the built environment and physical
activity promotion, and the role of state and federal governments in
Again, many thanks for your continued support and readership of JLME. May you have a very Happy Thanksgiving!