The Elder Law Journal congratulates the following members whose notes have been chosen for publication in 2018-2019:
(Best Note) William Hrabe, Extending Disparate Impact Claims to Protect Job Applicants Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Daniel Lewis, Thank You For Your Service: Why Elderly Veterans with PTSD Need Medical-Legal Partnerships
Myles Maltz, Caught in the Eye of the Storm: A Look at the Disproportionate Impact Natural Disasters Have on the Elderly Population in the United States
Michael Mayerck, Gambling Granny: the Elderly’s Propensity for Gambling Addiction and the Need for Effective Legal and Legislative Remedies to Prevent it
Grace McCarten, Elderly Criminals and the Purposes of Punishment
Nora McGuire, Whose Dime Is It Anyway? A Comprehensive Look at Federal and State Government Landscapes for Senior Financial Exploitation Laws Concerning Financial Institutions
The Elder Law Journal is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Editors:
Editor-in-Chief: Grace McCarten
Managing Editor: Tanner Long
Executive Administrative Editor: Nora McGuire
Administrative Editors: Alex Schnepf & Eileen Loftus
Articles Editors: Kiran Gill & Will Hrabe
Notes Editors: Jake Andreasen, Maria Pulido & Mike Mayerck
Admissions Editor: Myles Maltz
Topics Editor: Josh Fishman
Internet Editor: Britta Johnson
The Elder Law Journal congratulates the following members whose notes have been chosen for publication in 2017-2018:
(Best Note) Daniel Burley, The Ban Down Under: The U.S. Should Adopt Australian-Style Gun Regulations to Curb Rising Rate of Elderly Suicide
Zachary Anderson, Solving America’s Long-Term Care Financing Crisis: Financing Universal Long-Term Care Insurance with a Mandatory Federal Income Tax Surcharge that Increases with Age
Lydia Faklis, Can They Still Decide at 75?: Increasing the Jury “Opt-Out” Age from 70 to 75
Alexander Karl, Uncle Sam Killed Grandma: How the Estate Tax Can Help Alleviate Medicare Uncertainty
Peter Legrand, The Potential Unconstitutionality to the Consumer Financial Protection Board and its Ramifications for the Elderly
Dominique Ritvo, The Leftover: Where Do Elderly Prisoners Go When Released?
The Elder Law Journal congratulates the following members whose notes have been chosen for publication in 2016-2017:
Best Note: Shaleen Morales, Flaming Fifties and Beyond: An International Comparison of Age Discrimination Laws and How the United States Could Improve the Laws for Elderly Women, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Kathryn Campbell, Granny Dealing Drugs on the Government’s Dime: Why Medicare and Medicaid Should Have Safeguards in Place to Prevent Abuse, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Melissa Deutschman, Incapacity by Status Versus Functional Ability: Preserving the Right to Vote for Elderly Americans with Diminished Mental Capacity While Upholding the Integrity of Elections, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Tatiana Oriaikhi, Home Care Workers, More Than Just Companions: the Final Rule and the Fight for Home Care Stabilization, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Rachael Bernal, Do I Really Have To? An Examination of Mandatory Reporting Statutes and the Civil and Criminal Penalties Imposed for Failure to Report Elder Abuse, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Anna Corcoran, The Primary Purpose for Admitting Hearsay over Confrontation Challenges in Elder Abuse Cases: A Framework for Bringing Unavailability Concerns into the Light in a Post-Crawford World, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
Joseph Robinson, Live Black…Retire Poor…Die Early: How Social Security as an Institution Continues to Perpetuate the Social Racism of the 1920’s, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).
The Elder Law Journal is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 Board of Editors:
Editor-in-Chief: Melissa Deutschman
Managing Editor: Kathryn Campbell
Executive Administrative Editor: Audrey Thompson
Administrative Editors: Telma Erebor & Natalie Ellis
Articles Editors: Ryan Harding & Daniel Walbright
Notes Editors: Anna Corcoran, Daniel Gutt, Megan McKisson
Admissions Editor: Sarah Hyon
The Elder Law Journal has recently published Volume 23 Number 2. Read the latest issue here!
The Elder Law Journal has recently published Volume 23 Number 1. Read the issue here.
The Elder Law Journal would like to welcome the following new members:
Shaleen Morales Saldarriaga
The Elder Law Journal congratulates Journal Member Stephanie Tang whose article, When “Yes” Might Mean “No”: Standardizing State Criteria to Validate the Capacity to Consent to Sexual Activity for Elderly with Neurocognitive Disorders, was recently featured in the Elder Law Professor Blog. Stephanie’s article is featured in our current issue (Volume 2, Number 2 (2015)). Read Professor Pearson’s commentary on Stephanie’s article here.