Professor Isaac (“Zack”) Buck specializes in health law, and his scholarship focuses on the process-based legitimacy of governmental enforcement of laws and rules affecting health and healthcare in the United States. His recent writing focuses on how the enforcement of healthcare fraud and abuse laws affect American quality of care. He teaches health law, torts, and other upper-level health law electives at Mercer.
Before joining Mercer, he was a visiting assistant professor at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where he taught bioethics, mental health law, and healthcare fraud and abuse. He has also served as a visiting January-term professor at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he taught healthcare fraud and abuse, and a Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is a member of the Illinois bar and formerly practiced at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago.
Professor Buck holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Masters of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and a B.A. with highest distinction from Miami University (OH).