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Monday, April 3, 2006

Midwife Prosecuted for Infant's Death

Many of us teach some midwife cases in our Health Law courses, in connection with licensing or liability or some other subset of quality issues.  An article in today's NY Times may therefore be of interest.  It concerns the prosecution of a midwife in Indiana for lay midwifery, a felony punishable by up to 8 years in prison. [tm]

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