Category Archives: Health Law

Come see great panel on "Marijuana Policy in America" at "Laboratories of Democracy: Drug Policy In The United States"

The second part of the title of this post is the title of this exciting event taking place in Washington DC next week that I have had the honor of helping to plan. The event will include a panel discussion on the opioid crisis and a panel discussion on marijuana…<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MarijuanaLaw/~4/MtDRAnlv6kE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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AG Jeff Sessions laments drug-impaired driving with special mentions of marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today delivered these remarks at a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration event titled "Ideas to Impact: A Dialogue to Address Drug-Impaired Driving." Here are excerpts: It is especially important that we get the word out about this because currently there is a great deal of misinformation…<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MarijuanaLaw/~4/3qdUxuNFcsU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Six Ways Predictive Analysis can be Used to Identify and Combat Healthcare Fraud

With the development of big data and predictive analytics, it is easier today than ever before to detect and prevent healthcare fraud. Gone are the days of lengthy, old-fashioned investigation, and here to stay are new technologies that can identify fraudulent activities automatically and instantly. By parsing through big data and analyzing payment trends, predictive analytics softwares can identify inconsistencies in payment and seemingly fraudulent activity. This article delves deeper into the system that mines data and predicts fraud by explaining the many components that make up a fraud detection software. If you are interested in learning more about how you can use technology to detect healthcare fraud, contact our attorneys today to learn more. Link Analysis Link analysis focuses on measuring relationships. It mines and analyzes data relating to how individuals, healthcare providers, healthcare employees, and healthcare suppliers are related to and interact with one….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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CFP: Law, Culture & Humanities 2019, Ottawa, Canada

From the FLP mailbox: We are pleased to announce that the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities will be held at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada on March 22-23, 2019. The event is co-sponsored by The Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. Information regarding the pre-conference Graduate Student Workshop will follow shortly. We welcome quality proposals on any topic related to law and legal studies. We warmly welcome proposals on all topics, and are particularly interested in proposals addressing the intersections between gender, sexuality, race and law. All proposals are due Wednesday, October 15, 2018. Individual proposals should include title and an abstract of no more than 250 words. We also welcome proposals for panels, roundtables, and streams (two panels on one theme). Panels should include three papers (or, exceptionally, four papers).….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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New Legal Developments Regarding the Right to Die

Here are just some of the highlights of our upcoming second 2018 update to The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking.  This supplement covers the most recent legal developments—judicial cases, legislation, and news accounts of important legal proceedings that are not officially reported—concerning end-of-life decisionmaking.  Enactment of the “Our Care, Our Choice Act,” making Hawaii the seventh U.S. jurisdiction to legalize medical aid in dying with a statute modeled on the Oregon Death with Dignity Act. An amendment to the California penal code, clarifying that individuals acting in compliance with the End of Life Options Act cannot be prosecuted for assisted suicide. Repeal of a Connecticut statute that had long wholly nullified the advance directives of pregnant patients. Enactment of an innovative Alabama statute, mandating the regulatory development of a portable DNR order for minors, a Pediatric Palliative and End of Life….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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