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Micro, mezzo, and macro factors associated with coping in the early phase of COVID-19.
(London, UK: Routledge ; Taylor & Francis, 2020-12-10)
Coping and adapting to crisis can be influenced by numerous factors on multiple levels. The experience during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. This article reports on the results of a cross-sectional, ...
The Effect of COVID-19 on Nursing Home Abuse: A Legal Perspective.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-16)
Numerous class-action and individual wrongful death lawsuits have been filed asserting that proper precautions were not maintained to keep nursing homes residents safe from contracting COVID-19.
Reunification therapy: The legal angles.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020)
The purpose of this article is not to take sides. Rather, it is to investigate what may lead to the need for reunification therapy.
Fraught with fright: Legal perspectives of trauma.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-08)
Attorneys need to know the various signs, symptoms and treatment modalities associated with trauma to properly represent their clients
New laws impact educators regarding students in foster care -- How can attorneys help?
Teachers may find themselves at a moral crossroads as never before, based on some new Federal legislation...
What is the legal definition of 'A pattern of domestic violence?'
The definition of “pattern of domestic violence” has a great deal of elasticity to it and the phrase implicitly considers many relevant facts and circumstances, not just one.
Governor Abbott vetoes bill requiring standardization of protective order applications, and other bills
In addition to vetoing SB 1458, the governor vetoed 20 other bills that had been passed during this year’s legislative session—the fewest vetoes since 2005.
Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients
Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients.
A competency conundrum.
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-05-27)
Attorneys who interact with mentally ill clients, especially those with serious mental illnesses, are likely to encounter someone with anosognosia. It is important to understand that individuals with this symptom do not ...
Dating as pandemic restrictions ease
During the pandemic, live dating was a chore. Safety restrictions created an undesirable situation where online dating was the only way to meet people. And yet, there was a silver lining: the opportunity for some to ...