Health Law

Health Law

17-year-old cancer patient can’t refuse chemotherapy, Connecticut Supreme Court rules

Animal Law

California ban on foie gras is struck down

Trials & Litigation

Judge commits lawyer who tried to back out of agreed mental evaluation

Your ABA

How can you advise clients about Ebola? ABA’s Health Law Section offers learning opportunities

Privacy Law

Looking for a promotion or a new job? Secret statistical programs could doom or aid your chances

First Amendment

Abortion ultrasound law violates First Amendment, 4th Circuit says

U.S. Supreme Court

Will SCOTUS gut the health-care law? Rule for gay marriage? Yes and yes, analyst says


Hackers who attacked Sony Pictures posted employee medical info online

Corporate Law

Lawyers targeted in sophisticated email hack attack seeking insider-trading info, consultant says

Insurance Law

Paying workers with health issues to get exchange-market insurance violates the law, feds say

Health Law

Fast-food sellers must list calories ‘clearly and conspicuously’ on menus within a year, FDA says

Health Law

FDA restricts use of device blamed for spreading uterine cancer, after news of patient deaths

Court Security

Court worker files HIPAA suit, says she was searched daily after misconstrued remark

Criminal Justice

Report: Sandy Hook shooter never got needed treatment despite disabilities dating to early childhood

Labor & Employment

Hospital chain says job applicants who test positive for ‘tobacco use’ won’t be hired

Government Law

Can Chicago deputize law firm to do city’s job? No, say companies sued in painkiller-marketing case

Family Law

Girl, 2, on life support as court decides dispute between mom and dad about donating her organs

Government Law

Unique city plan to ban all tobacco sales ignites firestorm among residents

Religious Law

Priests group says it won’t comply with DC Circuit ruling upholding contraceptive opt-out procedure

Health Law

Unconscious woman with medical insurance is taken to out-of-network hospital, owes $50K