News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.

Archive for March 28th, 2012

American Planning Association Student Writing Competition

image of American Planning Association logoThe Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association (APA) recently announced its 29th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition.  Students enrolled at ABA-accredited law schools or schools listed in the 16th ed. of the Guide to Undergraduate and Graduate Education in Urban and Regional Planning, or who will complete a program of study leading to a J.D., LL.B, Masters or Ph.D. degree during the 2011-12 academic year, are eligible to enter.  Papers may be on any question of significance in planning, planning law, land use law, local government law, or environmental law.  The winning entry will be awarded $2,500 prize and submitted for publication to The Urban Lawyer, the journal of the American Bar Association Section of State & Local Government Law.  Additional prizes will be $500 for 2nd place, $250 for 3rd place, and possible Honorable Mentions.  The Competition submission deadline is Friday, 8 June 2012, and winners will be announced by 14 September 2012.  Full Competition details are available at the APA Planning and Law Division Web site.

The Competition is named for R. Marlin Smith, Richard Babcock, and Norman Williams, who were three leading figures in American city planning law.

Specialty Databases: Health Law Materials on BNA and CCH

With health care and health law in the Supreme Court and in the news all this week, here is a quick reminder of the health law materials you can access through our specialty BNA and CCH databases.  For complete access information for both databases, see our law databases page.



Health Law Resource Center

All-State Medicaid Laws & Regs

Health Care Daily Report


Health Care Fraud Report

Employment Safety and Health

Health Care Policy Report

Health Compliance Newsletter

Health Insurance Report

Health Care Compliance Reporter

Health IT Law & Industry Report

Health Care Compliance Professional Manual

Health Law Reporter

State Health Care Law Library – All States

Medical Devises Law & Industry Report

HIPAA Privacy Guide

Medical Research Law & Policy Report

HIPAA Security Guide

Medicare Report

Home Care Providers Guide

Occupational Safety & Health Daily

Home Health Care Medicare & Medicaid Payment Guide

Occupational Safety & Health Reporter – Current Reports

Home Health Care Medicare & Medicaid Payment Reporter

Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report

Medical Devices Reporter

Medicare and Medicaid Guide with Archive

Medicare and Medicaid Answers Now

Physician Medicare Part B

Understanding TRICARE