Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer

Neurocops: The Politics of Prohibition and the Future of Enforcing Social Policy from Inside the Body
I. INTRODUCTION II. FROM DEMAND REDUCTION TO DESIRE REDUCTION III. PHARMACOTHERAPY DRUGS A. Target: Opiates B. Target: Cocaine C. Target: Marijuana D. Targeting legal Drugs 1. Target: Nicotine 2. Target:...
Ohio's Sex Offender Residency Restriction Law: Does It Protect the Health and Safety of the State's Children or Falsely Make People Believe So?
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE ORIGINS AND PARAMETERS OF SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCY LAWS A. Residency Restrictions B. Serious Consequences for Victims, Media Hype, and Public Fear Influence Legislatures to Enact Laws to Deal with...
One and Done: How Ohio's One-Year, Nonrenewable Visiting Medical Faculty Certificate Is Harming the State's Economic Recovery
I. INTRODUCTION II. MEDICAL-LICENSING HISTORY AND OHIO'S MEDICAL-LICENSING LAWS A. America's Early Medical-Licensing History: Licensure, Deregulation, Licensure B. The Formation of the Modern Medical Board C. Ohio's...
Pregnant Women Inmates: Evaluating Their Rights and Identifying Opportunities for Improvements in Their Treatment
I. INTRODUCTION II. CIRCUMSTANCES FACED BY PREGNANT INMATES A. Women Incarcerated Today B. Health Care Challenges for Pregnant Inmates 1. Medical Needs of All Women Inmates 2. Specific Needs of Pregnant...
The Current State of Advance Directive Law in Ohio: More Protective of Provider Liability Than Patient Rights
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GROWING NEED FOR ADVANCE DIRECTIVES A. The Misuse and Fear of Futile Medical Treatments Have Increased the Need for Written Advance Directives B. The "Evolution" of CPR and Its Impact at the...
Too Much Religious Freedom? Infants Infected with Herpes after Jewish Mohel Applies Oral Suction to Circumcised Penises
I. INTRODUCTION II. METZITZAH BE' PEH: THE ANCIENT ORTHODOX JEWISH RITUAL III. THE HERFES SIMPLEX VIRUS: A SCIENTIFIC GLANCE AT THE POOR PROGNOSIS IV. METZITZAH BE' PEH GREATLY INCREASES THE RISK OF NEONATAL HSV TRANSMISSION ...