UNT Dallas Law Review is pleased to announce the fourth publication of Accessible Law, the College of Law’s journal designed to make the law accessible to the public by addressing legal topics of interest. The Spring 2019 issue of the student-run journal features articles from prominent attorneys, advocates, and law professors that touch the areas of tort law and civil remedies.
In his article, “How to Choose a Lawyer,” Wes Schlenker, General Counsel at the Law Office of Wes Schlenker, provides practical guidance on things to consider when hiring an attorney. UNT Dallas College of Law Professor Loren Jacobson explains health and privacy concerns in her article, “What is HIPAA? Your Right to Have Your Health Information Kept Private.” Catherine M. Michael, J.D., Chair of the Education Law Division at Hollingsworth & Zivitz, PC, and Mara LaViola, Disabilities Rights Advocate from the Special Education Advocates 4 Kids, offer sound advice to parents in their article, “Handling a Child’s Injury at School.” Intermixed with these three instructive articles is student-created content on a variety of legal topics affecting the general public, such as tax reform changes, employment law matters, and constitutional rights and liberties.
Past issues of Accessible Law feature informative, engaging content on a variety of law topics, including: legal matters affecting small businesses, implications and liability of criminal activity, and unlawful discrimination and available accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. To view all issues, visit accessiblelaw.untdallas.edu/archive.