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STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
  • Apr 24

    On the “Similar Specialty” Requirement and the Exceptions Thereto

    On the “Similar Specialty” Requirement and the Exceptions Thereto
     April 24, 2014 Torres v. Carrese, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 1464334 (Conn.App. 2014)The plaintiff sued her obstetricians/gynecologists for negligent removal of her placenta following a C-section. The placenta invaded the wall of the…
  • Apr 20

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux
     April 20, 2014Dawkins v. Union Hospital District, --- S.E.2d ----, 2014 WL 1386880 (S.C. 2014)Whether a tort action sounds in “medical malpractice,” as opposed to “general negligence,” or vice versa, is often…
  • Apr 18

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime
    April 18, 2014Connecticut Supreme Court in Greenwald v. Van Handel, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 1388181 (Conn. 2014)A clinical social worker hears from his patient about the patient’s interest in child pornography, but does nothing to solve…
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Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
  • Apr 24

    Much Ado About the Death Penalty.

    Much Ado About the Death Penalty.
    On April 22, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Davis, Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-1615, affirming the conviction and death sentence of a man convicted of shooting … Continue reading →
  • Apr 23

    Still More on the Prade Case.

    Still More on the Prade Case.
    On March 19, 2014, a three judge panel of the Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals unanimously reversed the trial court ruling that found Douglas Prade “actually innocent” of his ex-wife’s murder.  You can read more…
  • Apr 22

    Oral Argument Preview: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel at Mitigation Phase of Death Penalty Case. State of Ohio v. Willie Herring.

    Oral Argument Preview: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel at Mitigation Phase of Death Penalty Case. State of Ohio v. Willie Herring.
    On April 29, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Willie Herring, 2011-0451. At issue in this case is whether, in a capital case, a defendant is deprived … Continue reading →
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Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Apr 24

    The Benefits of Early Childhood Education: Beyond Standardized Test Score

    The Benefits of Early Childhood Education: Beyond Standardized Test Score
    Back in the fall when the prospect of new federal funds for pre-k education was heating up, there was a significant amount of discussion regarding the academic effects of pre-k education. I offered some analysis of a report that synthesized…
  • Apr 23

    Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Consideration of Race in Admission

    Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Consideration of Race in Admission
    Yesterday, the Court held in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action that the Michigan referendum, which amended the state constitution to prohibit the consideration of race in admissions following Grutter v. Bollinger, was…
  • Apr 23

    SCOTUSBlog on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action

    SCOTUSBlog on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action
    A great deal will be written about the future of racial diversity in higher education following yesterday's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, but here is a recap from Mark Walsh at SCOTUSBlog on the opinion's…
Rank this Week: 4733

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Apr 24

    Human Rights and Justice for Juvenile

    Human Rights and Justice for Juvenile
    Jonathan Todres writes about the the harsh impact of "Direct File" statutes and the continuing challenges of bringing the U.S. into line with international human rights law on treatment of juveniles. By Jonathan Todres In the past decade,…
  • Apr 23

    Teaching Human Rights in a Professional Responsibility Cla

    Teaching Human Rights in a Professional Responsibility Cla
    For the past few years, I’ve devoted a session of my Professional Responsibility course to the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and their application to lawyers. It has been a hit with my students and, I think, helps...
  • Apr 22

    A Student's Perspective of Human Rights Advocacy

    A Student's Perspective of Human Rights Advocacy
    This post reminds us of the importance of the student experiences in human rights advocacy. Are we always keeping in mind the mentoring of the next generation of human rights researchers and advocates? Co-Editor Carrie Bettinger Lopez submits…
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Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Apr 24

    Major Firm Rescinds 10 Job Offer

    Major Firm Rescinds 10 Job Offer
    Brown Rudnick has rescinded 10 of 23 job offers to students just before their graduation. Its press release states in part: Most of these associates were extended offers to work in our NY and Boston offices and we are not...
  • Apr 23

    It's official: Westlaw Classic will sunset on July 1

    It's official: Westlaw Classic will sunset on July 1
    We'd previously reported an unofficial story that Westlaw Classic would be phased out as of July 1, 2014. A number of law school library blogs are now reporting that Westlaw has confirmed the same with them (here, here, here and...
  • Apr 23

    Oregon Rejects Law Faculty Request to Divert Raise

    Oregon Rejects Law Faculty Request to Divert Raise
    A group of University of Oregon law faculty members made this proposal: The faculty recommends that the dean proceed with conversations with the Provost and the President regarding: reallocating funds for proposed faculty merit raises toward…
Rank this Week: 4870

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Apr 24

    Academic Dads Don't Carry Their Share of Parenting Work

    Academic Dads Don't Carry Their Share of Parenting Work
    The Family Law Prof Blog posted Even in Academia, Dads Don't Do Diapers. The assumption of this study was that if there was gender equality in parenting anywhere, it would be in academia where men have more flexible time at...<img…
  • Apr 24

    Is Blogging Scholarship?

    Is Blogging Scholarship?
    Is Blogging Scholarship? The short answer is no. But...this article concludes it is incredibly important as the venue of intellectual innovation and creativity, and thus should be valued "as an avenue of scholarship" even if…
  • Apr 24

    Today is Take Our Daughters to Work Day

    Today is Take Our Daughters to Work Day
    Still my favorite article on the meaning of this day. Lisa Belkin, What Does Take Your Child to Work Day Mean in 2012? When Ms. Magazine created "Take Our Daughters To Work Day" 20 years ago, it was a statement...<img…
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Legislation Law Prof Blog

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Sara K. Rankin, Joel Rogers, Kevin Barry and Emily Benfer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legislation_law/
  • Apr 23

    SKILLS: Guest Blogger David Marcello on Teaching Plain Language

    SKILLS: Guest Blogger David Marcello on Teaching Plain Language
    We are excited to have David Marcello as today’s guest blogger to highlight his article on Plain Language titled “Teaching Plain Language Drafting in a Legislative and Administrative Advocacy Clinic,” recently published in…
  • Apr 18

    ADVOCACY: Jim Ryzcek - The Power of Constituent Voice: The Rhode Island Homeless Bill of Right

    ADVOCACY: Jim Ryzcek - The Power of Constituent Voice: The Rhode Island Homeless Bill of Right
    As I've previously posted, I have spent some time researching, writing, teaching, and presenting on homeless bills of rights. Rhode Island has emerged as one of several models, and I recently found this thoughtful and heartfelt post from Jim…
  • Apr 17

    SKILLS: Guest Blogger Ann Schiavone on Teaching Using Legislative Simulation

    SKILLS: Guest Blogger Ann Schiavone on Teaching Using Legislative Simulation
    I'm thrilled to introduce today's guest blogger on the Legislation Law Prof Blog: Ann L. Schiavone. Ann returned to Duquesne University School of Law in 2013 as an assistant professor of legal writing. Prior to joining Duquesne's faculty, she…
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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Apr 22

    Florida Coastal Dean Search Raises Deeper Issue

    Florida Coastal Dean Search Raises Deeper Issue
    The editors of this blog have received disturbing reports from sources inside the Florida Coastal School of Law regarding its dean search. We have been told that the search itself has been fairly typical. Applicants were screened by a…
  • Apr 15

    Conference Announcement: Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law

    Conference Announcement: Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law
    Registration has opened online for the Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law June 13 – 15, 2014 in Greensboro, North Carolina Hosted by Elon University School of Law and the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law…
  • Apr 9

    ABA Placement Statistics Released

    ABA Placement Statistics Released
    The ABA placement data for each law school has been released, and can be found at: http://employmentsummary.abaquestionnaire.org/
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nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
  • Apr 7

    Medical Negligence Explained

    Medical Negligence Explained
    Students of the Hugh Wooding Law School Human Rights Law Clinic were each given the opportunity to write an article for the he “Law Made Simple” column in the Trinidad Guardian newspaper. These topics ranged from…
  • Mar 17

    Equal Opportunity in the Workplace

    Equal Opportunity in the Workplace
    Students of the Hugh Wooding Law School Human Rights Law Clinic were each given the opportunity to write an article for the he “Law Made Simple” column in the Trinidad Guardian newspaper. These topics ranged from…
  • Feb 24

    Drinking, Driving and the Law

    Drinking, Driving and the Law
    Students of the Hugh Wooding Law School Human Rights Law Clinic were each given the opportunity to write an article for the he “Law Made Simple” column in the Trinidad Guardian newspaper. These topics ranged from…
Rank this Week: 4926

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Mar 30

    Review of The Lawyer Bubble and Tomorrow's Lawyer

    Review of The Lawyer Bubble and Tomorrow's Lawyer
    Readers might enjoy my forthcoming essay, Letting Go of Old Ideas, 112 Mich L Rev _ (2014), which reviews two important new books on the legal profession, Steven Harper's The Lawyer Bubble and Richard Susskind's Tomorrow's Lawyers. If you…
  • Mar 18

    PROJECTIONS FOR LAW SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FOR FALL 2014

    PROJECTIONS FOR LAW SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FOR FALL 2014
    This is the first part of a likely two-part posting regarding projections for Fall 2014 first-year enrollment. In this posting I estimate the likely total applicant pool, the likely number of admitted applicants, and the likely number of…
  • Mar 17

    A Counterpoint to "The most robust legal market that ever existed in this country"

    A Counterpoint to &quot;The most robust legal market that ever existed in this country&quot;
    There is a line in Professor Reich-Graefe's recent essay, Keep Calm and Carry On, 27 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 55 (2014), that is attracting a lot of interest among lawyers, law students, and legal academics: [R]ecent law school graduates and...
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