Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 2, Summer

Discretion to Follow the Law: The Collision of Ohio's Nursing Home Bill of Rights with Ohio's Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act
I. INTRODUCTION II. CRAMER V. AUGLAIZE ACRES: HOW THE OHIO SUPREME COURT APPLIED THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION TORT LIABILITY ACT TO THE NURSING HOME BILL OF RIGHTS A. The Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity in Ohio B. Ohio Political Subdivision...
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Germs on a Plane!: Legal Protections Afforded to International Air Travelers and Governments in the Event of a Suspected or Actual Contagious Passenger and Proposals to Strengthen Them
PART I--INTRODUCTION PART II--MEDICAL AND LEGAL BACKGROUND A. Infectious Diseases and Air Travl 1. Infectious Diseases of Documented Concern 2. Other Diseases to be Considered As a Threat in Air Travel ...
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Inconsistent State Court Rulings concerning Pregnancy-Related Behaviors
I. INTRODUCTION II. FACTORS INFLUENCING LEGAL RULINGS A. Pregnant Women's Right to Self-Determination and Bodily Integrity B. Pregnant Women's Right to Privacy C. Pregnant Women's Right to Free Exercise of Religion ...
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Pregnant Employees, Working Mothers and the Workplace - Legislation, Social Change and Where We Are Today
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE SHORT-LIVED, LARGE-SCALE SHIFT FROM UNPAID HOUSEHOLD LABOR TO PAID WORKFORCE ENTRY DURING WORLD WAR II III. 1964 THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT PROHIBITS WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF "SEX" IV. BEFORE...
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Reverse Pre-Empting the Federal Arbitration Act: Alleviating the Arbitration Crisis in Nursing Homes
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY & LEGISLATION III. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS INTERPRETING THE FAA IV. THE AFTERMATH OF PREEMPTION: UNREGULATED ARBITRATION IN NURSING HOMES A. Unregulated Arbitration in Nursing Homes Creates...
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Shifting and Seizing: A Call to Reform Ohio's Outdated Restrictions on Drivers with Epilepsy
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE MEDICAL BACKGROUND III. DISABILITIES AND STIGMA OF EPILEPSY IV. THE OHIO LICENSING STATUTES V. SEISURE-RELATED ACCIDENT CASE LAW VI. PROBLEMS WITH THE APPLICATION A. Basic Intent of the Statues Has Failed. ...
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The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 - Reducing the Number of Recipients and Applicants Eligible to Receive Medicaid Benefits: A Statutory Analysis of the Citizenship Documentation Requirements and Proposed Amendments to Ease the Burden on Individuals and States
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE HISTORY AND CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEFICIT REDUCTION ACT OF 2005 A. The Hierarchy of Citizenship Documentation Accepted. B. Exemptions and Extra Documentation Options III. THE ADVERSE IMPACT OF THE ACT...
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Through a Scanner Darkly: The Use of fMRI as Evidence of Mens Rea
MR. DE BANATE: Good evening. Welcome and thank you for coming to the Journal of Law & Health's last speaker series event this year. My name is Fil de Banate [and] with Adam Saurwein, we serve as the editors-in-chief of the Journal. Last week...
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