Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, Spring

Assessing Legal Responses to Prenatal Drug Use: Can Therapeutic Responses Produce More Positive Outcomes Than Punitive Responses?
I. INTRODUCTION II. EFFECTS OF DRUG USE ON FETUSES A. Effects of Drug Use by Pregnant Women on Children B. Effects of Drug Use on the Mother C. Effects of Drug Use by Pregnant Women on Society D. Conclusion: Pregnant...
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Editors' Page
While inaugurating the Journal of Law and Health's popular Lecture Series, one of our predecessors stated the Journal's mission best: the "Journal seeks to serve Cleveland and its health care community by facilitating a link between the medical and...
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Foreword
The law school published the inaugural issue of the Journal of Law and Health in 1986. In Dean Robert Bogomolny's foreword, he characterized the new publication as a "forum for the vigorous discussion and debate of the legal and moral issues arising...
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God V. the Mitigation of Damages Doctrine: Why Religion Should Be Considered a Pre-Existing Condition
I. INTRODUCTION II. CASE AND LEGAL BACKGROUND OF ISSUE A. Background on the Mitigation of Damages Doctrine and Religious Choices B. Mitigation of Damages, Beliefs, and Religion 1. Two Significant Cases 2. Individualized...
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How We Die: A New Prescription
I. INTRODUCTION II. AUTONOMY IN END-OF-LIFE DECISION-MAKING III. JUDICIAL RESPONSE: FALSE AUTONOMY A. In re Quinlan B. Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Dep't of Health C. Schindler v. Schiavo IV. LEGISLATIVE RESPONSE: FORMALIZING ...
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Taking a Bite out of the Harmful Effects of Mercury in Dental Fillings: Advocating for National Legislation for Mercury Amalgams
"Having an amalgam filling placed in a tooth is like having a time bomb in your mouth waiting to go off." (1) I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW III. FORMS OF MERCURY IV. POISON PALETTE? FACTS ABOUT AMALGAMS V. THE MERCURY AMALGAM...
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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act: Changing What Constitutes an "Appropriate" Education
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE HISTORY OF THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT A. Background B. The Education for All Handicapped Children Act C. The Individuals with Disabilities Education...
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Theobald V. University of Cincinnati - Reforming Medical Malpractice in Ohio: A Survey of State Laws and Policy Impacts
I. INTRODUCTION II. THEOBALD V. UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI A. Theobald's Facts B. Theobald's Posture C. Theobald's Opinion and Holding III. HISTORY OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONER-STATE EMPLOYEE IMMUNITY CASE LAW IV. COMPARING THEOBALD...
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The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation: An Analysis of the Status Quo and a Proposal for Improvement (a Medical Perspective)
I. OVERVIEW AND HISTORY OF THE OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION II. EXAMPLES OF PROBLEMS WITH THE OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION A. Case Example 1 1. Case Example: The Physician who Treats the Patient Without...
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