While the intention of helping those in need is admirable, the proposed legislation would alter private contract rights, and therefore inescapably bump up against the Contracts Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Read More
Advance directives are documents that express an individual’s health care wishes. ACTEC Fellows Daniel G. Fish and Tara Anne Pleat define and discuss end-of-life advance medical directives including a Living Will, Healthcare Proxy, medical orders (MOLST & POLST), and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders.
Daniel Horwitz appeared on the Law & Crime Network program today discussing the need to protect against covid-19 scams and the kinds of civil and criminal sanctions people face if they abuse the PPP loan program.
By Shannon Mallard – The GW Hatchet Experts said a Title IX complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights in late February could involve multiple types of discrimination. The complaint, first made public on the ED website earlier this month, is categorized under “Title IX […]
New York State Issues Guidance on How to Obtain a Precautionary or Mandatory Order of Quarantine or Isolation Pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law
To obtain a precautionary or mandatory order of quarantine or isolation pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law, individuals are directed to contact their Local Health Department (LHD). A list of the various LHDs can be found on the New York State Department of Health’s website at https://www.health.ny.gov/contact-us/contact_information/ LHDs […]