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A Botched Medical Review System

By: Riona Maharaj, Articles Editor, J.D. Candidate, December 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

You go into the hospital for a forty-five-minute surgery to alleviate your chronic back pain, the result of being a truck driver for nearly two decades. As you awaken from the anesthesia you hear the panicked medical staff around you. They are […]

November 20th, 2018|Blog, Cases, Criminal Law, Health Law, Torts, Trending|0 Comments

Emotional(ly) (Un)Support(ed)?Multiple Airlines To Enact Stricter Guidelines Regarding Emotional Support Animals On Flights

By: Jesse Ochoa, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

If you had to pick between a screaming seven-year-old sitting behind you, kicking your seat, or a peacock perched beside you, stealing every peanut from your hand that you are about to eat, which of the lesser two evils would you pick? Now, […]

April 28th, 2018|Animal Rights, Blog, Governments, Health Law|0 Comments

Emotional Support or Abuse? Airline Passengers Abuse the System to Fly with Fido

Jennifer Weiss, J.D. Candidate, December 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, in struts a peacock named Dexter, ticket in hand (or shall I say beak), ready to board his United Airlines flight at Newark Liberty International Airport. United refused Dexter entry into the main cabin due to his […]

April 27th, 2018|Animal Rights, Blog, Governments, Health Law|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