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Professor Dorfman's Research on COVID-19 & the FDA Blood Ban Featured in Wake Forest Law Symposium

Thursday 5/28/2020

Featured in Wake Forest Law’s 2020 Isolated by the Law online symposium, Professor Doron Dorfman discusses intersections between COVID-19 interstate travel restrictions and FDA blood donor policies. This lecture draws on research for an article to be published in the Journal of Law & the Biosciences.

Doron Dorfman

The Guardian Quotes Professor Nina Kohn's Research on Nursing Home Immunity

Wednesday 5/27/2020

New York is now one of just two states to shield those corporate officials from both civil lawsuits and some forms of criminal prosecution by the government, according to an analysis by Syracuse University law professor Nina Kohn and the University of Houston’s Jessica L Roberts ...

Nina Kohn

Professor Nina Kohn in The Hill: Nursing Homes Need Increased Staffing, Not Legal Immunity

Tuesday 5/26/2020

With nursing homes accounting for the majority of COVID-19 deaths in many states, the long-term care industry has joined with other health care providers to successfully lobby for protection from lawsuits. The result: Nineteen states have granted nursing homes new immunity from civil liability either by executive order or statute ...

Nina Kohn

Syracuse.com Quotes Professor Doron Dorfman: Store Mask Policies Must Not Discriminate

Friday 5/22/2020

Under the ADA, he said, store managers must be cautious in questioning anyone who says they have a disability. The manager, for example, can’t ask what the disability is ...

Doron Dorfman

Professor Doron Dorfman: Being Anti-Mask Doesn't Make You Disabled

Thursday 5/21/2020

Anti-maskers are attempting to use disability law in ways that put disability communities at greater risk. Now that New York State has partially opened, these issues are more urgent than ever ...

Doron Dorfman

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