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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
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
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
A federal appeals court has reviewed a three-year old lawsuit involving a former Eastern Michigan University student that addresses whether counselors who refuse to work with gays and lesbians on religious grounds are in...more
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
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
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
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
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
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
THIS DOCUMENT COVERS:Information Regarding Rights After Attorney-Client Fee Arbitration (Alternative Dispute Resolution) ...more
This document is a re-print article from the ED Legal Letter titled: :"DEPOSITIONS: ARE THEY LEGAL JEOPARDY?"...more
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 ASR HIP REPLACEMENT DEVICE: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
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 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
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
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
On attempting to free oneself from cognitive biases....more
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
This is the Code of Ethics provided by the Psychological Association of the Philippines for Practicing Psychologists in our country....more
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
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
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
As a result of a 1987-88 review of the disciplinary procedures in other states, the Texas Grievance Oversight Committee concluded that the Texas disciplinary rules lacked a system to deal with lawyers impaired by mental...more
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