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The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts [Video]

Learn about the history of how informed consent has been handled by our court system - 202-742-1500. We also invite you to read more about the landmark case, Canterbury v. Spence:...more

Perils of Ambiguity in Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

Through the recent employment law 7th Cir. decision in Sanches v. Prudential Pizza, Inc. we examine the danger of failing to be sufficiently specific and clear in a Rule 68 offer of judgment which there resulted in the...more

Honorarios de abogado y recurso directo de revisión, artículo 454.bis LEC

Publicado en VLex 16/05/2012 El motivo de este trabajo, es expresar y fundamentar acabadamente el parecer contrario, haciéndonos eco,nada menos, que de la voz de autoridad de la Sala de lo Civil del TS, en distintas...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

Pennsylvania Open Carry Guidance for Law Enforcement

“Open Carry” is a term referring to the right of law abiding citizens 18 or older to display their firearm in public spaces without the need for a permit. The legal basis for this right can be found in the 2nd...more

Damage from medical malpractise-Quantification

The quantification of damage from medical malpractice...more

Privacy

PRIVACY >> UNLOW PROCCESSING <<

Privacy -- unlaw processing -- active subjects --...more

La responsabilità' professionale dello psichiatra

La responsabilita' professionale dello psichiatra non si differenzia da quella degli altri medici....more

IL CONSENSO INFORMATO IN PSICHIATRIA

La prassi clinica e psichiatrica non può e non deve discostarsi da quelli che sono i fondamenti legali e disciplinari della relativa competenza specialistica....more

Balitskiy v. Ukraine

Violation of right to defence

ECtHR revealed systemic problems in the access to a lawyer in Ukraine Strategic Litigations Centre (http://hr-lawyers.org/en/index.php) in several cases raised two problems related to prompt access to legal assistance. The...more

Did Atticus Finch Commitment Malpractice

Most of us have read "To Kill a Mockingbird." After reading it, I wondered if Atticus Fitch commited malpractice, which eliminated the small chance his client had of acquittal....more

Online Privacy Considerations (And Outrages) for Lawyers to Ponder

When I discuss my privacy concerns with people, frequently the response I get is "If you're not doing anything wrong, why do you care?" I'll tell ya why I care. Just because something's private doesn't mean it's bad or...more

You Sexy Thing Says DA to Crime Victim (sexual harassment)

Sexual harassment is not confined to the workplace - take the case of an elected DA and the bizarre and disturbing text messages sent to a crime victim....more

MONTANA AFFIRMS RIGHT TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE-THROUGH STATUTORY, NOT CONSTITUTIONAL, ANALYSIS.

The Montana Supreme Court ducks issue of whether the State Constitution provides a right to die with dignity by holding that physician assisted suicide is no prohibited by state statutes....more

Cyberspace in the Workplace

This article examines two cases which require companies to have clear Internet and E-mail use and monitoring policies to avoid violating the Stored Communications Act and/or an employee’s right to privacy. ...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

War on terrorism collides with the attorney-client privilege

Discusses ethical issues for lawyers posed by laptop searches at borders....more

Professional Self-Regulation or Witness Intimidation?

Matthew Passen discusses the increased use of medical society "peer review" authority to discipline what the medical societies deem to be unethical or improper medical expert testimony in medical malpractice cases. Mr....more

Barbara C. Johnson v. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Petition for Writ of Certiorari

This Petition and its attachments are important for each and every one of you to read. The issues are unique and of national importance. If you are a lawyer, you might need to use the arguments for your own protection from...more

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