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Private Responsibility For The Costs Of Care In Public Mental Institutions, David W. Mernitz Jul 1961

Private Responsibility For The Costs Of Care In Public Mental Institutions, David W. Mernitz

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Health Plans And Collective Bargaining, By Joseph W. Garbarino, Taulman A. Miller Apr 1961

Health Plans And Collective Bargaining, By Joseph W. Garbarino, Taulman A. Miller

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Lung Cancer Liability Of Cigarette Manufacturers, Richard H. Burgess Jan 1961

Lung Cancer Liability Of Cigarette Manufacturers, Richard H. Burgess

Cleveland State Law Review

The medical evidence is quite strong as to tobacco causation of lung cancer. However, this leaves several legal questions to be answered before a plaintiff can recover from a cigarette manufacturer. The primary question at hand is: Do cigarette manufacturers impliedly warrant that their product is not dangerous to health; or, if not, do they have a duty to warn the public or the consumers in some direct way of the probable dangers to health in smoking. To phrase it differently, recovery will most likely lie in either implied warranty or in negligence, until statutory provisions are made to help ...


Reappraisal Of Eugenic Sterilization Laws, Elyce Zenoff Jan 1961

Reappraisal Of Eugenic Sterilization Laws, Elyce Zenoff

Cleveland State Law Review

Since sterilization is a drastic remedy and generally a permanent infringement of bodily integrity, those affected by laws authorizing it are entitled to every reasonable precaution. Thus far they have not been adequately protected. The sterilization of persons without legal authorization, before testing the constitutionality of the laws, sterilization under unconstitutional laws, and the lack of representation by counsel, are all clear illustrations of this disregard of rights. The fact that scientific opinion differs as to the value of sterilization certainly indicates that the merits of this type of legislation should be re-evaluated.