Law-Medicine Center

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  • Professor Sharona Hoffman publishes in JAMA and New England Journal of Medicine

    Professor Sharona Hoffman recently published two articles in leading medical journals. Both address privacy issues.

  • Battle for Ohio

    Jessie Hill, leading litigator of the state's reproductive rights movement, meets the biggest legal fight of her life

    By Mark Oprea

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling that abortion is not a constitutional right prompted celebration from some—and outrage among others.

  • Professor Jessie Hill Successfully Challenges Ohio Abortion Ban

    On Oct. 7th Professor Jessie Hill and her team won a temporary but important victory in their battle to end Ohio’s ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Christian Jenkins granted a preliminary injunction against Ohio’s abortion ban.

  • Professor Max Mehlman to Lead Work on $ 1.6 Million NIH Grant

    Max Mehlman, co-director of the Law-Medicine Center, is co-principal investigator on a project recently awarded a four-year $1.6 million grant by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dean Jessica Berg, an expert on informed consent, is a co-investigator.

  • CWRU Health Law Clinic Students Fight in Court for Clients’ Disability Benefits

    The CWRU Health Law Clinic hit the ground running with the first of seven Social Security Appeal Hearings it has scheduled for this semester.