Greene v. County of Sonoma et al.: Sonoma County Separates Elderly Gay Couple

Recently, Clay M. Greene, a 78-year-old gay man from Sebastopol, CA., filed a lawsuit against Sonoma County, accusing the County of, among other claims, elder abuse, elder financial abuse, and violation of the Patient's Bill of Rights. Mr. Greene filed the lawsuit after the County allegedly isolated...

Eradicating Elder Abuse in California Nursing Homes

By Linda K. Chen * * J.D. Candidate, Santa Clara School of Law, 2012. Excerpt from Eradicating Elder Abuse in California Nursing Homes, 52 Santa Clara L. Rev. 213 (2012) Introduction For weeks, three certified nursing assistants (CNAs) at a California nursing home physically assaulted and sexually...