Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1, Spring

Beyond Nuremberg: A Critique of "Informed Consent" in Third World Human Subject Research
I. INTRODUCTION: FROM NUREMBERG TO KANO A. The Birth of Informed Consent B. Global Challenges to Informed Consent C. Proposal for a Critique of Informed Consent in Third World Research II. THE PRINCIPLE OF INFORMED CONSENT: THEORY, POLICY, ...
Bullies in a Wired World: The Impact of Cyberspace Victimization on Adolescent Mental Health and the Need for Cyberbullying Legislation in Ohio
I. INTRODUCTION II. THENEED FOR CYBERBULLYING LEGISLATION A. The Negative Effects of Cyberbullying 1. The Differences Between Cyberbullying and Traditional Bullying 2. The Mental and the Psychological Health Effects of...
"Circumcision" or "Mutilation"? Voluntary or Forced Excision? Extricating the Ethical and Legal Issues in Female Genital Ritual
I. INTRODUCTION II. RECONSTRUCTING THE DEBATE III. CULTURAL RELATIVISM AND FEMALE GENITAL RITUAL IV. FGM: AN EVIL OR SOMETHING ELSE? V. SOME ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS VI. HUMAN RIGHTS PROHIBITIONS: ARE THEY SUFFICIENTLY ANTIDOTAL OR WARRANTED...
Proving Medical Child Abuse: The Time Is Now for Ohio to Focus on the Victim and Not the Abuser
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE SHIFT FROM MUNCHAUSEN'S SYNDROME BY PROXY TO MEDICAL CHILD ABUSE A. What Is Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy? B. Elements of Proof for Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy C. History of Medical Child Abuse ...
The Corporate Profit Motive & Questionable Public Relations Practices during the Lead-Up to the Affordable Care Act
I. INTRODUCTION II. SKY-ROCKETING COST, LOSS OF COVERAGE, & BANKRUPTCY A. Extremely High and Rising Costs Overall B. Rising Insurance Premiums, Deductibles, and Out-of-Pocket Expenses C. Rising Costs Hurt the Economy D. Personal Financial...
Time to Cut the Fat: The Case for Government Anti-Obesity Legislation
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN OBESITY EPIDEMIC A. Rates of Obesity and Overweight Have Reached Crisis Proportions B. The Obesity Epidemic Is Responsible for Severe Social Harms C. The Causes of the Crisis III....