Items Tagged ‘legal’

April 19, 2013

Judge ends parents’ rights in starved boy case

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

A judge has terminated the parental rights of a Minnesota couple accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted son, calling him the victim of preventable circumstances…Westphal wrote he was sad that his order once again “leaves him without adults that he can call mom and dad.” The boy has been with foster parents since getting out […]

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Tags: foster parents, legal, MPR, parental rights, starving

September 22, 2009

Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. v. Mayo Collaborative Services

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Over the past few years, Federal Circuit decisions in In re Bilski and Classen Immunotherapeutics, Inc. v. Biogen Idec, combined with Justice Breyer’s dissent in Laboratory Corp. v. Metabolite Labs., Inc. (“LabCorp”), have created more than a frisson of anxiety in the biotechnology and medical diagnostics community, due the apprehension that medical diagnostics claims might […]

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Tags: legal, Prometheus Laboratories

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