Tuesday, March 16, 2010

NAELA Student Journal now online

The 2009 NAELA Student Journal is now available online. Click here to start reading the top eight papers submitted to the 2009 Student Writing Competition.

Here’s what you’ll find:

Its All About the Money: Potential Repercussions of Denying Disabled Veterans the Freedom to Hire an Attorney

By Benjamin W. Wright

Sentencing Elderly Criminal Offenders
By Dawn Miller

Biting the Bullet: Applying the Objective Test for Terminating Treatment in Cases Involving Incompetent Patients
By Caroline Klosko

Reverse Mortgages and the Challenges of the Current Financial Crisis
By Paul V. Black
Interests in Stark Conflict: The Case for Congress to Close the Stark Law’s Whole Hospital Loophole
By Michael J. Ritter

What Happens to the Correctional System When a Right to Health Care Meets Sentencing Reform
By Stacy L. Gavin

The Current Challenges of Long-Term Care Insurance and Solutions for the Future
By Erin K. Ferris

State of Flux: Older Refugees in the United States
By Jennifer Harry

You can also access the 2009 NAELA Student Journal through the NAELA web site, http://www.NAELA.org. Log on to the site and look under Members>Communications>Publication for the 2009 NAELA Student Journal as well as the archives of NAELA News and NAELA Journal.

The NAELA Student Writing Competition is meant to encourage law students to focus on the issues of Elder and Special Needs Law as a legal specialty. Submissions can address any topic regarding legal issues affecting seniors or people with disabilities. For more information, go to http://www.NAELA.org and look under Professionals>Law Students>Student Writing Competition.



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