Medical Futility and the Texas Advance Directives Act of 1999.

Medical Futility and the Texas Advance Directives Act of 1999.

A new law regulating many decisions related to end-of-life care in Texas went into effect on September 1, 1999. Members of the Baylor University Medical Center Institutional Ethics Committee were instrumental in developing this new statute, which in many ways is groundbreaking and unique. The purpose of this article is to examine how one part […]

The Children's Amendment Act and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Duty to Report Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Against Children and Mentally Disabled Persons (Medicine and the Law) (Report)

The Children’s Amendment Act and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Duty to Report Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Against Children and Mentally Disabled Persons (Medicine and the Law) (Report)

The Children’s Amendment Act (1) and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act (2) (Sexual Offences Act) impose duties on medical practitioners and others to report child abuse and sexual offences against children and mentally disabled persons that go beyond those in the Child Care Act (3) and the Prevention of Family […]

The Employees' Quest for Medical Record Privacy Under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The Employees’ Quest for Medical Record Privacy Under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was a boon to many workers as it afforded them the opportunity to take up to twelve weeks of unpaid work leave to address serious personal and family medical situations. In order to exercise the right to personal medical leave, however, the FMLA requires an […]

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (UK)

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (UK)

The Law Library presents the official text of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (UK).Updated as of March 26, 2018 This ebook contains:– The complete text of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (UK)– A dynamic table of content linking to each section– A table of contents in introduction […]

The Daddy Double-Bind: How the Family and Medical Leave Act Perpetuates Sex Inequality Across All Class Levels.

The Daddy Double-Bind: How the Family and Medical Leave Act Perpetuates Sex Inequality Across All Class Levels.

For over a decade there has been a great deal of discussion in America about work-family conflict or work-life balance. These discussions have typically focused on the plight of women, mothers in particular, and the inhospitable labor market. (1) Advocates who seek to improve the status of women have been vocal in demanding changes in […]

Is the Baby in the Bathwater? A Defining Moment for the Texas Advance Directives Act Review Process for Medical Futility Judgments.

Is the Baby in the Bathwater? A Defining Moment for the Texas Advance Directives Act Review Process for Medical Futility Judgments.

“The extra-judicial dispute resolution mechanism found in the Texas Advance Directives Act should, with minor amendments, serve as a national model that appropriately balances the interests of all involved parties in these difficult cases while still leading to a defensible solution.” Amir Halevy

Definition of Spouse Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (US Wage and Hour Division Regulation) (WHD) (2018 Edition)

Definition of Spouse Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (US Wage and Hour Division Regulation) (WHD) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Definition of Spouse Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (US Wage and Hour Division Regulation) (WHD) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) revises the regulation defining “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act […]