Proposed Legislation

By Kate Greenwood
In Health Law
Apr 10th, 2013
Since its release last month, Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In has attracted seemingly continuous attention and controversy.  Critics charge that the book encourages women to “lean in” to their outside-of-the-home work without fully addressing the barriers that might be impeding women’s advancement.  They express concern that too intense a focus on what individual ...
By Michael Ricciardelli
In Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Mar 11th, 2013
Paper Warns Against ‘Nonexistent Safety Data’ and Charts a Course for FDA Oversight Seton Hall Law Professor Jordan Paradise has released her newest paper, “No Sisyphean Task: How the FDA can Regulate Electronic Cigarettes,” scheduled to be published this Spring in Volume 13 of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. A report […]...
By Tara Adams Ragone
In Health Law
Nov 29th, 2012
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Here are some highlights from recent headlines affecting licensing and liability of health care professionals: Professional liability for failing to report child abuse in New Jersey: In L.A. v. Div. of Youth & Family Servcs., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey held that an emergency room physician must stand trial for […]...
By Bradley Latino
In Health Reform
Feb 16th, 2011
When President Clinton announced his “Task Force on National Health Reform” in late January, 1993, Republicans (at least initially) felt the need to offer voters a conservative counterpoint. Their primary concern was countering the “employer mandate” proposals, which the right has long opposed as a job-killer. The stakes were raised when, for va...
By Jennifer Jascoll
In Uncategorized
Feb 8th, 2011
Last Wednesday, the Senate voted 47-51 against the “Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act.”  50  Democrats and one Independent voted against the Act while all 47 Republicans voted in favor of it (click here to view results).  No surprises there… but where do we go from here? The Washington Post and the New York […]...