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Euthanasia on the Opposite End of Corporal Punishment: Hypocritical Standpoint?

By: Ashley Ann Bryan, Comments Editor, J.D. Candidate, December 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

With the growth of technology and great advancement of modern-day medicine, there should be a reconsideration of the legality and use of euthanasia. However, there continues to be a reluctance in this regard, while the legality and support of capital punishment […]

November 13th, 2018|Criminal Law, Elder Law, Florida, Human Rights|0 Comments

Got Informed Consent?

By: Christina Trueba, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Hubert Humphrey once said, “the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the […]

April 24th, 2018|Blog, Elder Law, Health Law, Human Rights|0 Comments

Legal Efficiency or Legal Scam? The Problem with the Unauthorized Practice of Law Done Online

By: Diana Alcala, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Picture this: two people meet, marry and live together happily for many years. Each person has appointed their spouse sole beneficiary and health care surrogate in the case that tragedy should strike.  Then, due to some irreconcilable differences, the two separate. Divorce is on […]

Elder Care in Florida: Despite its High Demand, is Florida pushing a Free Market Approach?

By: Victor Gabuardi, Articles Editor, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

There are competing issues regarding Florida’s high demand in its care for the elder.  As Florida is one of the top retirement states in the country, it appears as if the government’s push is to free itself from health care’s high demand.  […]

October 16th, 2017|Blog, Elder Law, Florida|0 Comments