2017-2018 Notes Selected for Publication

The Elder Law Journal congratulates the following members whose notes have been chosen for publication in 2017-2018: 

(Best Note) Daniel Burley, The Ban Down Under: The U.S. Should Adopt Australian-Style Gun Regulations to Curb Rising Rate of Elderly Suicide

Zachary Anderson, Solving America’s Long-Term Care Financing Crisis: Financing Universal Long-Term Care Insurance with a Mandatory Federal Income Tax Surcharge that Increases with Age

Lydia Faklis, Can They Still Decide at 75?: Increasing the Jury “Opt-Out” Age from 70 to 75

Alexander Karl, Uncle Sam Killed Grandma: How the Estate Tax Can Help Alleviate Medicare Uncertainty

Peter Legrand, The Potential Unconstitutionality to the Consumer Financial Protection Board and its Ramifications for the Elderly

Dominique Ritvo, The Leftover: Where Do Elderly Prisoners Go When Released?

2017-2018 Board of Editors

The Elder Law Journal is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Editors:
Editor-in-Chief: Philip Sailer
Managing Editor: Lydia Faklis
Executive Administrative Editor: Peter Legrand
Administrative Editors: Alex Karl & Jani Mikel
Articles Editors: Dan Burley & Dominique Ritvo
Notes Editors: Karla Bayas Salinas, Cody Black,& Katelyn Jun
Admissions Editor: Michelle Bae
Topics Editor: Brianna Richardson
Internet Editor: Zach Anderson


Notes Accepted for Publication in 2016-2017

The Elder Law Journal congratulates the following members whose notes have been chosen for publication in 2016-2017: 

Best Note: Shaleen Morales, Flaming Fifties and Beyond: An International Comparison of Age Discrimination Laws and How the United States Could Improve the Laws for Elderly Women, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Kathryn Campbell, Granny Dealing Drugs on the Government’s Dime: Why Medicare and Medicaid Should Have Safeguards in Place to Prevent Abuse, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Melissa Deutschman, Incapacity by Status Versus Functional Ability: Preserving the Right to Vote for Elderly Americans with Diminished Mental Capacity While Upholding the Integrity of Elections, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Tatiana Oriaikhi, Home Care Workers, More Than Just Companions: the Final Rule and the Fight for Home Care Stabilization, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Rachael Bernal, Do I Really Have To? An Examination of Mandatory Reporting Statutes and the Civil and Criminal Penalties Imposed for Failure to Report Elder Abuse, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Anna Corcoran, The Primary Purpose for Admitting Hearsay over Confrontation Challenges in Elder Abuse Cases: A Framework for Bringing Unavailability Concerns into the Light in a Post-Crawford World, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).

Joseph Robinson, Live Black…Retire Poor…Die Early: How Social Security as an Institution Continues to Perpetuate the Social Racism of the 1920’s, Elder L.J. (forthcoming 2016-17).