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Next Accreditation System – Interview with Andy Roth, Member, Mintz Levin [Video]

Attorney Andy Roth, Member of Mintz Levin's Health Law Practice, explains the changes to the ACGME’s accreditation methodology with the adoption of the Next Accreditation System (NAS). ...more

Consultant: Legal Ethics Rulemaking Outpaced By Technology  [Video]

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Adrian Dayton, law firm consultant and columnist for National Law Journal, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about three recent legal ethics opinions on lawyers and law firms using LinkedIn....more

Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships  [Video]

June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- John Thies, outgoing president for the Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's report on the impact of law school debt on the delivery of...more

Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges [Video]

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg Law) -- Ben Trachtenberg, an associate professor at University of Missouri School of Law who has written about law schools misrepresenting incoming student GPAs, LSAT scores and graduate employment data,...more

The Changing Face of Mentorship in the Legal Profession

This is an article on the changing face of mentorship in the legal profession. I focus on alternative forms of mentorship that take advantage of technology and the Internet to assist a new generation of lawyers who may have...more

Appellate Court Holds Educational Malpractice Claims Not Cognizable in Illinois

In a case of first impression, the First District Appellate Court recently held in Waugh v. Morgan Stanley and Co., Inc. that the tort of “educational malpractice,” also called “negligent instruction,” is not a cognizable...more

Could the Myriad Codifications of Aspects of the Law of Trusts Culminating with the Uniform Trust Code (2000) Be Doing More Harm...

Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform Principal and Income Act...more

Health Law Alert -- A Dentist's Best Answer To An Investigation By The New York State Education Department's Office Of...

As you know, with the exceptions of physicians, attorneys, and a handful of other professions, professional misconduct (the failure of a licensed professional to meet expected standards of practice) of all other professions,...more

LAW SCHOOLS NO LONGER ADEQUATELY EQUIP THEIR STUDENTS TO THINK LIKE LAWYERS: THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF DECONTEXTUALIZING...

The process of paralegalizing the American legal academy is now complete. It was inevitable. A course in Contracts does not a complete lawyer make. The curricular marginalization of two of the other critical enforceable...more

In-House Law Clinics versus Doctrinal Instruction

It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional courses in agency and trust law....more

HOW TO INCREASE PATIENT SAFETY WITH TECHNOLOGY

A recent report from Quality of Health Care in America puts to light the deviation between what is known to be good care in the hospital environment and the care that is actually received. This deviation in care is described...more

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE PATIENT THREATENS TO SUE

It’s no secret among the medical community that there are patients whose only purpose is to find fault with everything the physician, nurse and health care team are doing. These patients are rarely seriously ill but want to...more

INFORMATION ON ATTORNEY-CLIENT FEE AFTER ARBITRATION

THIS DOCUMENT COVERS:Information Regarding Rights After Attorney-Client Fee Arbitration (Alternative Dispute Resolution) ...more

DEPOSITIONS-ARE THEY IN LEGAL JEAPORDY

This document is a re-print article from the ED Legal Letter titled: :"DEPOSITIONS: ARE THEY LEGAL JEOPARDY?"...more

Proper Charting For Advanced Directives

This article covers the significance, importance and the proper documentation for having Advanced Directives. This is of great importance no matter what age you are. This article covers the way an advanced directive should be...more

Recall of the DePuy Hip Replacement Device: Know Your Rights

RECALL OF THE DePUY ASR HIP REPLACEMENT DEVICE: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WARNING This alert is to help those persons who have been victimized, or will be victimized, by a failed hip surgery replacement implant between the years...more

The Consequences of Medical Malpractice

The consequences of medical malpractice are many and far reaching. This article discusses what the effect malpractice have and what to do if you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence....more

Lawyer Codes & Common Law

Charles E. Rounds, Jr., Lawyer Codes Are Just About Licensure, the Lawyer's Relationship with the State: Recalling the Common Law Agency, Contract, Tort, Trust, and Property Principles that Regulate the Lawyer-Client...more

Law 2.0: Running a Law Firm Like a Software Business

Originally published in the July/August issue of Legal Management, a publication of the ALA. It is commonly said that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Unless, however, what almost kills you also happens to...more

Do You Trust Your Intuition? - 4 Steps to Checking Your Gut

Do You Trust Your Intuition? - 4 Steps to Checking Your Gut On attempting to free oneself from cognitive biases....more

Professional Speaker's Contract/Planner

Welcome to the u201cProfessional Speakeru2019s Contractu201d. The purpose of this form is to help you plan, confirm, and contract for a successful faith-based speaking event....more

Code of Ethics for Philippine Psychologists

This is the Code of Ethics provided by the Psychological Association of the Philippines for Practicing Psychologists in our country....more

Your Hearing Before the Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Top 10 Reasons You Should Have an Attorney

You just received a letter from the Texas Board of Law Examiners' Director of Fitness and Character informing you that you do not meet the standards of character or fitness and will thus not be admitted to the State Bar of...more

Lawyer Can't Stop Practicing, Even after the Judges Tell Him to Stop

Bertram Brown was admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York in 1954. Fifty years later, in 2004, an alarming amount of complaints against him spring up alleging that Mr. Brown was stealing money from his...more

Indemnity and Infidelity: Advancement of Defence Costs in Actions 'By...the Corporation'

Abstract: Indemnification refers to the financial protection provided by the corporation for its directors. It shields directors from expenses and liability of legal proceedings alleging breaches of their duty to the...more

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