The Law-Medicine Center
The Law-Medicine Center

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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News & Events

Balancing Privacy, Autonomy, & Scientific Progress
Daylong symposium examines Patients’ Rights in the Use of Electronic Medical Records for Non-Treatment Purposes.

NIH Awards Grant to Mehlman
Prof. Mehlman has been awarded an 18-month grant by the National Institutes of Health to conduct the first study of ethical, legal, and policy implications of the use of genetic science by the U.S. military.

Prof. Hoffman's article, “Balancing Privacy, Autonomy, and Scientific Needs in Electronic Health Records Research” was published in the SMU Law Review. Andy Podgurski co-authored the article.

Prof. Mehlman's article "Medical Practice Guidelines as Malpractice Safe Harbors: Illusion or Deceit?" has been published in the summer issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.

Charity Care Obligations & Tax-Exempt Hospitals: Time For a Change?
December 12, 2012: Prof. Jessica Berg speaks at The City Club of Cleveland, 8:30-9:30 AM.

Law-Medicine Center Again Ranks in Top 10
U.S. News & World Report specialty law programs for 2011 has ranked the Law-Medicine Center in the Top 10 in the nation for Healthcare Law in the 2012 rankings. The Law-Medicine Center has been in the Top 10 every year since such rankings began.

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired
Dr. David Barton Smith
The State of Reproductive Rights in Ohio & Beyond
October 10, 2012: Associate Dean Jessie Hill speaks at the City Club of Cleveland, 8:30-9:30 AM.

Supreme Court Decision Concerning the Health Care Reform Law
Panel Discussion with health law faculty and Miles Zaremski.

Improving the Quality of Health Care: Where Law, Accreditation, & Professionalism Collide
Dr. Mark Chassin, President & CEO, The Joint Commission

Implementing the Affordable Care Act
An Elena and Miles Zaremski Law-Medicine Forum
Professor Mehlman gets McDonald Merrill Ketcham award
The Center sponsors frequent lunch-time lectures.