WHAT ARE LAWYERS GOOD FOR? (THIS IS NOT A LAWYER JOKE)
- Roe v. Bush. // American Prospect;3/25/2002, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p8
Discusses the efforts of pro-choice organizations to lobby against the attempt of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to thwart abortion rights by legislating that fetuses be considered persons under the law. Concerns of pro-choice organizations over the possible setbacks to the...
- The ultimate sin. Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;04/05/99, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p2
Comments on a pamphlet sent to a sampling of Ontario and Saskatchewan doctors by Mark Crutcher, president of Life Dynamics Inc., on abortion. Brief description of what the pamphlet contained; Complaints that have been made to Ontario police by the doctors regarding the publication; How Crutcher...
- Malpractice as a weapon. Farley, Christopher Joh; Cohen, Adam // Time;3/13/1995, Vol. 145 Issue 10, p65
Focuses on Life Dynamics, Inc. (LDI), in Denton, Texas and its role in the fight against abortion. Founder Mark Crutcher, a marketing consultant; AbMal, a program that encourages patients to file lawsuits against abortion providers; Comment from Janie Bush, director of the Choice Foundation.
- Nobody Could Testify About The State Of The Carpet, Leaving Injured Plaintiff Without Case. Rogak, Lawrence N. // Insurance Advocate;4/7/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p14
Details the court case 'Russo v. Feder, Kaszovitz, Isaacson, Weber, Skala & Bass,' illustrating the assumption that nobody can testify about the state of the carpet, thus, leaving the injured plaintiff without case in New York. Description of the accident; Claims of the defendant on the lack of...
- Arbitration reduces expense, strain of a jury trial. Guttman, Cheryl // Urology Times;Mar2002, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p32
Reports the implication of arbitration for malpractice lawsuits against urologists in California. Comparison between arbitration and jury cases; Benefits of arbitration for physicians; Implementation of laws on arbitration agreements.
- The separate worlds of the physician-defendant. Schwarz, Ronald P. // Medical Economics;4/9/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p68
Relates the experiences of the author while defending a medical malpractice lawsuit in Raleigh, North Carolina. Description of the trial proceedings; Details of the mandatory mediation session; Background of the case.
- Abortion and obscenity: AntiChoice Group Makes Hideous Connections. Lace, Candi // Off Our Backs;Jan2001, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p5
Comments on the pro-choice movement in the United States. Activism of the Advocate For Life Ministries against abortion; Campaign for genocide awareness by the Advocates for the Center of Bio-Ethical Reform; Considerations on the rights of women.
- Could we really lose the right to choose? M.T. // Glamour;Jan2003, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p151
Discusses the biggest threats facing the pro-choice movement in the U.S. Possibility that 'Rode v. Wade' could be overturned; Enactment of laws that impede a woman's right to choose; Decline in the number of doctors who are willing to perform abortions; Women who take their right to choose for...
- Thirty Years of Empty Promises. Crandall, Candace C. // Human Life Review;Winter2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p84
Reflects on the lessening popularity of pro-choice sentiment in the U.S. thirty years after the U.S. Supreme Court 'Roe v. Wade.' History of legalized abortion; Absence of the promised benefits and freedom for women; Doubts expressed by once-ardent supporters of abortion.