Practice Area: Health Law

New York State Bar Association Supports Key Investments in Governor’s Budget Proposal

The New York State Bar Association supports the key investments important to the association’s membership  that Gov. Hochul has included in her preliminary budget proposal. In particular, the association favors  the expansion and protection of reproductive health care, landmark investment in mental health care, significant criminal justice initiatives and improvements to the housing stock. The … Continued

Mental Health Courts Operate With Compassion

The state’s mental health and other problem-solving courts are offering people living with mental illness and trauma a way to rebuild their lives and stay out of jail, panelists told lawyers gathered Friday at the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in New York City. “Flexibility is essential. We come to know our people … Continued

10 Tips for Practicing in Health Law

In February 2022, the Health Law Section participated in a law student roundtable discussion that provided current law students with a better understanding on the experiences, rewards, and challenges practicing attorneys have faced in Health Law. From this discussion, the panelists compiled 10 tips for law students who are pursuing a career of practicing in Health Law.

The Ethics of Advocating Against COVID Vaccine Mandates

A famous professional athlete,[1] unvaccinated against COVID-19, arrives at your law office seeking representation relating to his opposition to any vaccination. He has (hypothetically) been turned down for a tennis coaching job at a tennis academy in Queens, New York. He wishes to prove his point that he is entitled to work in his chosen … Continued