Cook County sparks national changes in mental health care for delinquent youth

Cook County sparks national changes in treatment for delinquent youth.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Baltimore":

"… Ed Finkel is a Chicago-based writer. Series editor Dick Mendel is based in Baltimore. For more from the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, visit jie.o …"

Tucson shooter was troubled, but could still buy a gun

By Kimberly Leonard

The months-long pattern of bizarre behavior by alleged Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner has once again raised questions about what sort of

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Rifle Association":

"… cumstances under which someone should be denied a gun under the law.”The National Rifle Association declined to address the issue of mental health restrictions on gun owners. …"

Government orders Columbia to tell patients 'true nature' of drug study

By Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee

Officials say research may have caused harm to people who had heart surgery

Excerpts from this story referencing "Surgery":

"… Board. The Columbia IRB sought comments from members of the Departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Medicine and the IRB had before it the package insert …"

Kuklo, target of Army probe, a top recipient of Medtronic travel

If you read today's New York Times, you're likely familiar with the story of former Army surgeon Timothy R. Kuklo, a paid consultant to Medt

Watchdogs on short leashes

By Kenneth Vogel and Leah Rush

For most legislatures, ethics enforcement is an in-house affair; for the rest, agencies that oversee them are kept on a short leash

Excerpts from this story referencing "Maryland Ethics Commission":

"… does not think the JCLE would have investigated the Young case.Even if the Maryland Ethics Commission had been aware that Young didn't fully disclose his economic interests on …"

"… he power to investigate violations and enforce the laws.The example of the Maryland Ethics Commission, which could not look into the accuracy of State Sen. Young's disclosures, …"

The story behind fatal care

By Bill Birnbauer

MELBOURNE, Australia, August 1, 2000 — Our high noon began on an ordinary morning at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. As the