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Larry Atkins is a lawyer, journalist and university professor. He is the author of Skewed: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Media Bias and teaches journalism at both Temple University and Arcadia University. He has written more than 500 articles and op-eds for many publications, including The Washington Post, The Hill, Newsweek, HuffPost, The Progressive, Chicago Tribune, NPR, The Dallas Morning News, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and District of Columbia bar associations.

Articles written by Larry Atkins

Medicine Man

When faced with malpractice allegations, many medical professionals turn to Dan McLamb to separate facts from emotions

When doctors, hospital administrators and other professionals in North Carolina are sued, many of them turn to lawyer Dan McLamb, a partner in Yates, McLamb & Weyher in Raleigh. “Catastrophic injury cases are big challenges for a defense lawyer,” he says. “It’s my role to reassure my clients, including doctors and nurses. We tell our clients not to be judgmental of themselves or the plaintiffs. You have to take a rational and careful view of what happened.” He says the …

Is Technology Outpacing the Law?

Legal experts are challenged to keep up with the web

Though beneficial to our lives, the Internet and other technological advances have added a new layer of obstacles to addressing jurisdictional law, libel and copyright claims. Attorneys who work in these areas must keep abreast of new technologies. “The Internet created new problems, such as where is a website?” says Susan M. Kornfield, a partner of Bodman LLP in Ann Arbor who specializes in intellectual property and Internet law and is the author of Web Site Privacy Policies: A Checklist …

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