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Health Law Journal

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Fall 2018

A Message from the Section Chair
Robert Hussar     

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Special Edition: Guardianship and Surrogate Decision-Making

Overview of Guardianship for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Changes on the Horizon
Tara Anne Pleat, Edward V. Wilcenski and Katy Carpenter

Restoring Rights in 17A Guardianships: Myths and Strategies
Jennifer J. Monthie

Chapter 1: Guardianship Basics
An Excerpt from Beyond Guardianship: Toward Alternatives That Promote Greater Self-Determination

Guardianship: A Civil Rights Perspective
Sheila E. Shea and Carol Pressman

New York's "Black Hole" of Surrogate Decision-Making for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Without Capacity
Kathryn Jerian and John Dow

The Family Health Care Decisions Act Should Apply to End-of-Life Decisions for Persons Who Are Intellectually Disabled
Robert N. Swidler

Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions for Unbefriended Nursing Home Residents: Application of a Clinical Ethics Algorithm
Howard J. Finger, James Zisfein, Khoi Luong, Cheryl A. Dury, Ravinda Amin, Steven Hahn, Albina Shkolnik, and Nancy Neveloff Dubler

Why Not "Act Now": Can a Simpler Health Care Proxy Advance the Goal of Supported Decision-Making?
Paul Kietzman

Supported Decision-Making: What You Need to Know and Why
Kristin Booth Glen

Section Matters

Newsflash: What’s Happening in the Section

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The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Health Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
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