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Psychiatrist-Patient and the Tort of Sexual Harassment

Around July 2019, there were news reports about a psychiatrist in a hospital in Petaling Jaya who sexually harassed his patient – the latter being a rape victim. 1,076 more words

Legal Talk

Bounces and buckets — The REAL midweek hump and interplay of statutes and duties of care

Today’s bounce — $0.02 on a random topic — is the REAL midweek hump: TUESDAY.

And the bucket is the interplay of statutes and duties of care. 182 more words

Canterbury v Pence


Plaintiff brought suit for negligence against Dr. Pence, a neurosurgeon who had performed a laminectomy. Because of inflammation, the laminectomy was unsuccessful and the patient was paralyzed after a fall at the hospital. 200 more words


Reasons and Context in Comparative Law: Workshop to mark the retirement of Professor John Bell

The Centre for European Legal Studies (Cambridge) kindly sponsored a Comparative law workshop in honour of John Bell, who is retiring in September 2019. The workshop, which was organised by Dr Turenne, was a small gathering of colleagues and former students from Australia, Chile, France, the Netherlands, the USA in addition to colleagues and former students from Oxford and Cambridge. 79 more words

Comparison In Europe

An Amazon Prime Torts Final Exam Question

One of the cool things about taking Torts in law school are the stories. Every case is a mini-series worthy of binging. That may account for why I became a medical malpractice attorney. 616 more words

Leslie Gold McPadden



A holding company is a parent company that has more than half (50%) of the shares in another company in order to control its policies and management. 754 more words