Category Archives: Health Law

The Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for a Nursing License

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a nursing license can be challenging and time consuming. When seeking initial licensure or applying for a license in another state, you should be aware of delays in the application process due to the investigation of credentials and past practice, as well as the need to comply with licensing standards…... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Jayden Auyeung "Dies" During Court Conflict over Brain Death with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

In May 2018, the parents of 10-year-old Jayden Auyeung obtained a temporary restraining order in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, after Children's Hospital of Philadelphia declared him brain dead and planned to remove organ-sustaining treatment. That brain death case is now moot, because Jayden has now died on cardiopulmonary criteria. Separate but similar court proceedings regarding 14-year-old Areen Chakrabarti are still proceeding. His parents also dispute the accuracy and applicability of the brain death diagnosis. The hospital must continue organ-sustaining treatment pending a judicial resolution... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Womens Health Meeting I and Open Session

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CFP: J of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought – Women and Politics: Obstacles & Opportunities

From the FLP mailbox: The Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought, a peer-reviewed open access journal published through Salve Regina University annually since 2005, invites contributions for its next issue: Women and Politics: Obstacles & Opportunities. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: August 31, 2018 Women and Politics: Obstacles & Opportunities The equal participation of women in politics and government is all important for the successful functioning of vibrant democratic communities in which both women and men can thrive. However, the history of women in American politics tells a story which differs from that reality. Prior to the beginning of the 21st century, women were outsiders in the world of politics, including voting, holding elective office, and serving on juries. Since that time, they have made significant gains. In fact, over the last few decades, women have made progress in political participation in all aspects of political life, although not equally. In….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade

June 16, 2018, The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade: Reva Siegel and Linda Greenhouse have a new article that tells the story of Roe v. Wade. According to the abstract: Roe . . . , filed in federal district….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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