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The Law-Medicine Center
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Confronting Critical Health Law Issues
It’s no surprise we are 3rd in the nation. We are partners with our university’s world-renown medical school, and our city is home to two of the nation’s best hospitals. These resources offer our students an unprecedented opportunity to play a pivotal role in one of the fastest-growing legal fields.
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About the Center:
Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center
is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal medicine and health law in the United States.
The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.
CENTER NEWS
Feb 12, 2015

1L students assist clients during MetroHealth System’s caregiver project

A group of first-year Case Western Reserve law students experienced health law first hand by assisting families during MetroHealth System’s Kinship Caregiver Project last fall. Kinship Caregiver is a collaborative project with the County Children's Services and MetroHealth Pediatrics.
Feb 12, 2015

Disability in health reform featured topic of inaugural Maxwell J. Mehlman lecture

Discussions of the core values of the disability rights movement and their influence on medical ethics and health care reform took center stage last fall at the first Maxwell J. Mehlman lecture, a new program made possible by a generous alumni endowment.
Dec 17, 2014

Miles Zaremski (‘73) will be a featured columnist for MedPage Today

Miles Zaremski has 41 years of experience as a health care lawyer, making him a clear standout for MedPage Today’s first medical legal columnist. Zaremski’s new column “Legal Rx” debuts in January and will be a monthly feature in MedPage Today, a trusted site that reaches 670,000 physicians as well as other health care professionals, offering news, features and continuing medical education.
Nov 24, 2014

Co-Director and Professor Sharona Hoffman receives Distinguished Teacher Award

School of Law Professor and Law-Medicine Center Co-Director Sharona Hoffman, received the 2014 Distinguished Teacher Award from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and recently signed a contract for her new book about aging.  
May 20, 2014

Law school introduces health law SJD

The new degree program is designed to give lawyers the opportunity to complete the highest degree in health law and to prepare them to work in academia, research or health policy.
LECTURES & EVENTS
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Is Obamacare still about health insurance?
Is Obamacare still about health insurance?
Our health law professors lead national discussions about the historic act