Authored by the American College of Legal Medicine and the American Board of Legal Medicine, Legal Medicine: Health Care Law and Medical Ethics, 8th Edition, remains the premier treatise in this increasingly important area of medical practice. In the midst of a progressively litigious culture, this essential reference provides up-to-date information on topics surrounding professional medical liability, the business aspects of medical practice, and medicolegal and ethical issues, offering comprehensive discussions on a myriad of topics that healthcare professionals face every day.

Legal Medicine: Health Care Law and Medical Ethics, 8th Edition addresses the legal aspects of almost every medical topic that impacts health care professionals, using actual case studies to illustrate nuances in the law. It offers the expert guidance of top professionals across medical and legal fields in an easy-to-read format. 

Journal of Legal Medicine

Quarterly Publication

The Journal of Legal Medicine is one of the leading internationally circulated journals in its field. The Journal includes articles and commentaries on topics of interest in legal medicine, health law and policy, professional liability, hospital law, food and drug law, medical legal research and education, bioethics, the history of legal medicine, and a broad range of other related topics. Indexed in national and international databases, the Journal is circulated throughout the world. Articles contained in the Journal have been cited by state and federal courts (including the United States Supreme Court).

Current Issue

Journal of Legal Medicine, Volume 43, Issue 1-2 (2023)

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Legal Medicine Perspectives

Monthly Newsletter

ACLM’s Legal Medicine Perspectives (LMP) aims to share perspectives from physicians, attorneys, researchers, and students on timely issues of medicine and law. It also provides analyses of recent developments in federal and state courts, as well as recent statutory enactments by Congress and throughout the states.

Current Issue

Legal Medicine Perspectives, September 2021

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