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  • Aug 31

    Labor Day weekend hour

    Labor Day weekend hour
    Below are the library hours for Labor Day weekend. Enjoy your holiday! September 2 9 am. to 5 p.m. September 3 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. September 4 CLOSED For more information on library hours see our webpage.
  • Jul 27

    Summer hour

    Summer hour
    The law library hours for the rest of the summer are below. We will resume regular hours on Monday, August 13. Enjoy your summer! Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Jun 30

    4th of July hour

    4th of July hour
    The law library will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th. Enjoy the holiday! For more information on library hours see our website.
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Fame Appeal

Fame Appeal

Covers intellectual property and other legal issues affecting the entertainment and fashion industry.

http://fameappeal.com
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Gummer Elder Law Blog

Gummer Elder Law Blog

A collection of articles designed to help seniors and their children plan through the process of estate planning and Medicaid planning.

http://www.gummerelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu
    All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they are in the hospital under “observation.”  The notice requirement is part of a law enacted in 2015 that just took effect. Signed by President Barack Obama in…
  • Sep 19

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?
    Ask most people “What does a will do?” and they’ll be able to answer your question. But when you bring up things like a living will and a healthcare power of attorney, things tend to get a little muddled. Although ……
  • Sep 13

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning
    Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. But an attorney can help you save money in the long run as well as make sure … Continue…
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Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin,…

Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin, P.C. Blog

Covers elder law.

http://lamkinelderlaw.com/articles/
  • Oct 13

    4 Reasons You May Need a Trust

    4 Reasons You May Need a Trust
    If you have not considered a trust, now is the time to reconsider. A trust is a great way to pass on your wealth and wishes, and it covers areas of estate planning that a will cannot. If you have substantial assets, a trust could protect…
  • Oct 6

    5 Things Your Estate Plan is Missing

    5 Things Your Estate Plan is Missing
    You have gone through the steps of creating an estate plan, and now you assume that you can sit back, relax, and it will do its job. Sadly, too many consumers make this mistake only to realize that they have blatant errors and omissions when…
  • Sep 25

    Can I Protect My Child’s Inheritance During a Divorce?

    Can I Protect My Child’s Inheritance During a Divorce?
    You and your spouse created an estate plan that leaves your child a sizeable inheritance. However, you both have decided that it is time to divorce. Now, you wonder what that means for your child’s future – especially their…
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Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Brain Death Conflict - Taquisha Desirae McKitty

    Brain Death Conflict - Taquisha Desirae McKitty
    On September 14, 2017, 27-year old Taquisha Desirae McKitty was brought to Brampton Civic Hospital suffering from a drug overdose. After six days, doctors declared her brain dead despite her family’s wishes. The family filed…
  • Oct 16

    12% of Patients Receive “Futile" Treatment

    12% of Patients Receive “Futile" Treatment
    Hannah CarterA new Australian study determined that 12% of end-of-life treatment was "futile" as determined by a consensus of clinicians.   This corroborates a figure determined a few years ago in a study at UCLA in the United…
  • Oct 15

    NJ Judge Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Prolongation of Life

    NJ Judge Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Prolongation of Life
    Earlier this year, I argued that courts are becoming more receptive to tort claims when clinicians administer life-sustaining treatments contrary to patient wishes or instructions.  The New York Times picked up on my piece. Now, the New…
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Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis — a bibliography

    Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis — a bibliography
    The first draft of my latest—82nd—bibliography, “Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis,” is now available. 
  • Oct 6

    A Nobel Peace Prize We Can All Live With

    A Nobel Peace Prize We Can All Live With
    Here’s a Nobel Peace Prize we can all live with: (Reuters) – “The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known [well, that depends upon…
  • Oct 2

    Toward a Secular Spiritual Ethics for All of U

    Toward a Secular Spiritual Ethics for All of U
    The section that immediately follows is excerpted from Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso [Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso] born…
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TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Oct 17

    Laplante on Torts and Human Rights Abuse

    Laplante on Torts and Human Rights Abuse
    Lisa Laplante has posted to SSRN Human Torts. The abstract provides: Human Torts is the first article to describe how ordinary municipal tort lawsuits in the United States provide essential remedies for human rights abuses. Despite the rising…
  • Oct 13

    Robot Patrols Grocery Store to Prevent Slip-and-Fall

    Robot Patrols Grocery Store to Prevent Slip-and-Fall
    We have heard a lot about technology changing tort law in the form of autonomous vehicles. Now Giant Foods is experimenting with a roving robot in its grocery stores. "Marty" has a number of skills: he can check prices and...
  • Oct 12

    Study: Patients Satisfied with Communication-and-Resolution Program

    Study: Patients Satisfied with Communication-and-Resolution Program
    A study (with a small sample) published in JAMA Internal Medicine found the majority of patients satisfied with communication-and-resolution programs, a more cooperative alternative to litigation in the med mal context. Only 2 of the 40…
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