Dissecting The Medical-Legal Partnership

Dissecting The Medical-Legal Partnership

The nature of a traditional, individual legal intervention means that by the time a client realizes that he has a legal problem, it is likely so far along that prevention is impossible. The health care setting, above virtually all other community settings, can provide the access, expertise and atmosphere for preventive law practice, say Ellen Lawton of George Washington University and Megan Sandel of Boston University School of Medicine.

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