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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
No peeking allowed.
(Austin, Tex. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, 2020-11-03)
Judges have a responsibility to recuse themselves from any cases in which they cannot act impartially. Today, ironically, in the very name of justice, there are people who want Justitia’s blindfold not to be tightened, but ...
Providing youth trauma training for police review boards.
(Austin, Tex. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, 2020-11-02)
We previously asserted that trauma “refers to an overwhelming and intense experience that often involves significant loss or harm to a person’s physical, emotional, and/or or psychological safety. Without such rudimentary ...
How mitigating are these mitigating circumstances?
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-10-20)
The centerpiece of the Texas statute turns on the question of future dangerousness.
Legal Issues Regarding Children in Rural Foster Care.
(Austin, Tex. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1985-, 2020-09-14)
Almost 10 years ago, nine children who had been in the Texas foster care system filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the system failed to protect…
Who’s liable for a teenager's bad behavior on a chartered bus trip?
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-23)
Public and private schools, and youth organizations of every kind, arrange day and overnight trips for the teenagers in their care. Many of these trips are by chartered bus. Offering these outings may expose the organization ...