Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law

Volume 23, Issue 2 – Spring 2014

Volume 23, Issue 2 – Spring 2014

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Table of Contents

Editor’s Note
Meghan T. Funk, Editor-in-Chief


Minor Abortions in Illinois and the Judicial Bypass Procedure
‌Kathleen Murphy       

Illinois Death with Dignity Act: A Case for Legislating Physician Assisted Suicide and Active Euthanasia
‌Michael Weiss            

Futile Care: Why Illinois Law Should Mirror the Texas Advanced Directives Act
‌Mary Johnston           

Changing Illinois Medicaid Asset Recovery: What Does the Future Hold for Illinois?
‌Carrie Classick           

Mandatory Physician Reporting of Gunshot Wounds: A Chicago Perspective
‌Chris Conway            

Trading One Epidemic for Another: Child Immunization Waivers and the Fight Against Evading Stricter Waiver Requirements
‌Annette Wojciechowski         

Legal & Ethical Ramifications Outweigh Potential Benefits of Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT): Michigan Should Not Authorize Health Professionals to Provide EPT
‌Sheila Geraghty         

Examining Patient Integrity and Autonomy: Is Assisted Death a Viable Option for Adolescents in the United States?
‌Anne Compton-Brown          

United States’ Blood Donor Policy on Gay Men: Adopting an Italian Individual Risk Assessment Policy
‌Melissa Kong

Acting in the Best Interest of Vulnerable Patients: The Role of Independent Parties in Off-Label Antipsychotic Prescribing for the Elderly in Nursing Homes and Children in Foster Care
‌Jena Grady     

Predicate Creep: The Danger of Multiple Predicate Devices
‌Arianne Freeman        

Physician Marketing on Groupon: How Healthcare Providers Can Ethically Leverage This Technology and Why States Should Allow Them to Do So
‌Miriam Neems            

Ready or Not, Here They Come: A Discussion of the Legal and Ethical Considerations for the Implementation of Electronic Medical Records
‌Ashley R. Huntington

PPACA and the Moral Integrity of Corporations
‌Robert Hogan

Stem Cell Therapy: The Athlete’s Illegal Destination
‌Greg Lamorena