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New book examines legal, ethical and policy implications of electronic health records and medical “big data”

New book examines legal, ethical and policy implications of electronic health records and medical “big data”

Dec 13, 2016
Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data: Law and Policy, written by Law-Medicine Center Co-Director Sharona Hoffman, helps readers gain an in-depth understanding of electronic health record systems, medical big data, and the regulations that govern them. 

Law professor submits amicus brief in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

Nov 14, 2016
Case Western Reserve University Law Professor B. Jessie Hill, along with professors Melissa Murray and I. Glenn Cohen, have submitted an amicus brief supporting the petitioners in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.  
Health law program receives ‘perfect score’

Health law program receives ‘perfect score’

Sep 9, 2016
PreLaw Magazine recently ranked our Law-Medicine Center among the top 4 in the country, awarding it an A+ designation.
Alumnus selected for ‘California Lawyer Attorney of the Year’ award

Alumnus selected for ‘California Lawyer Attorney of the Year’ award

Aug 4, 2016
Markus Willoughby ’95 was recently selected for the 2016 “California Lawyer Attorney of the Year" (CLAY) award. Willoughby, the principal attorney for the Oakland-based Willoughby Law Firm, was honored
with the CLAY award for his work in the case of Keys v. Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Health law professor appointed to Associate Dean for Diversity

Health law professor appointed to Associate Dean for Diversity

May 20, 2016
Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s first tenured female African-American
professor has been named as the school’s inaugural Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusiveness. Ruqaiijah A. Yearby, who joined the faculty four and a half years ago, began her administrative position in January.
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