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Published Legal Journal and Newspaper Articles by Emmanuel O. Iheukwumere, Esquire:

  1. Judicial Independence and the Minority Jurist: The Shining Example of Chief Justice Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., 78 Temple. L. Rev. 379 (Summer 2005).
  2. Commentary: In Honor of Late Chief Justice Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., The Legal Intelligencer(Philadelphia, PA), August 12, 2005, at 7.
  3. Commentary: Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.: A Primus Inter Pares Among Barristers, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), April 8, 2005, at 9.
  4. Commentary: Practicing Law in the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), January 21, 2005, at 8.
  5. Litigation: New Rule 223.3: The Antidote to Carpinet v. Mitchell? The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), October 2, 2004, at 5 and 6.
  6. Commentary: Scalia’s ‘Original Intent’ Position is Exclusionary, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), June 16, 2004, at 5 and 8.
  7. Guest Commentary: Bill Cosby’s Recent Comments About the Behavior of Some Minorities, The Philadelphia (PA) Sunday Sun, June 13, 2004, at pgs. 4 and 6.
  8. Commentary: Brown v. Board of Education: A Legacy for the Ages?, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), May 17, 2004, at 5 and 10.
  9. Litigation: The Exception to the Coordinate Jurisdiction Rule is Clarified, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), December 29, 2003, at 5 and 6.
  10. Litigation: Handling of Specimen Requires Reasonable Care, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), June 23, 2003, at 5 and 10.
  11. Litigation: Limiting the Scope of Recovery Under the Tort Claims Act, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), June 5, 2003, at 5-6.
  12. Litigation: High Court Marches Toward Color-Blind Justice: Race Based Jury Selection Prohibition Reaffirmed, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), May 1, 2003, at 5-6.
  13. Commentary: Affirmative Action Is a Program Worth Preserving, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), February 19, 2003, at 7.
  14. Doctor, Are You Experienced? The Relevance of Disclosure of Physician Experience to a Valid Informed Consent, 18 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol’y 373 (Summer 2002)(Catholic University of America Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy)(listed in Prof. Jack Kircher of Marquette University Law School’s 2003 Law Review Articles of Interest).
  15. Balancing Rights of Injured Victims with Statutory Offset Under the Property and Casualty Guaranty Act: Panea v. Isdaner, Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly (July 2002).
  16. BET, Telemundo and Univision Refuse to Rate Programs that Could be Inappropriate to Youth, (Guest Opinion), Philadelphia Sunday Sun, August 11, 2002.
  17. Culmination of a Trend in Limiting the Scope of Informed Consent? Duttry v. Patterson,73 Pa. Bar. Ass’n Q. 21 (January 2002).
  18. Title VII, Affirmative Action, and the March Toward Color-blind Jurisprudence(with Prof. Philip Aka), 11 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 1 (Fall 2001) (Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review).
  19. The Coordinate Jurisdiction Rule and the Law of the Case Doctrine: Important Tools of Judicial Economy and Efficiency,The Philadelphia Lawyer (Fall 2001).
  20. How Constructive Notice Figures in Negligence, The Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia, PA), July 2, 2001.
  21. Application of the Corporate Negligence Doctrine to Managed Care Organizations: Sound Public Policy or Judicial Overkill? 17 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol’y 585 (Summer 2001)(Catholic University of America Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy)(listed in Prof. Jack Kircher of Marquette University Law School’s 2002 Law Review Articles of Interest).
  22. Admissibility of Scientific Evidence Under Pennsylvania Law: An Excursion Through the Frye Test, 71 Pa. Bar. Ass’n. Q. 103 (July 2000)(with Craig L. Thorpe, Esquire,).
  23. Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims:Developments in the Law (with Prof. Frank M. McClellan), ALI-ABA Course of Study Materials(1999-2003).
  24. Reality of Discrimination, Necessity of Affirmative Action, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Fall 1999, Vol.62, No. 3.
  25. Not Enough Progress (on minority hiring, promotion, and retention), 21-AUG Pa. Law. 38 (The Pennsylvania Lawyer, July 1999).
  26. Prescription Drugs Liability in Pennsylvania: Is Strict Liability Dead?, 70 Pa. Bar. Ass’n. Q. 135 (July 1999).
  27. Punitive Damages in Pennsylvania: Is Gross Negligence Enough? 69 Pa. Bar. Ass’n. Q. 180 (October 1998).
  28. Differences Between the Pennsylvania Sovereign Immunity and Political Subdivision Tort Claims Acts, 69 Pa. Bar. Ass’n. Q. 16 (January 1998).
  29. HIV Positive Medical Practitioners: Legal and Ethical Obligations to Disclose, 71 St. John’s L. Rev. 715 (Fall 1997)(listed among the law review articles worth reading in the National Law Journal in 1998).
  30. Colonial Rapacity and Political Corruption: Roots of African Underdevelopment and Misery (with Emeka A. Iheukwumere), Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law (Spring 2003, Volume 4).
  31. Mentoring Law Students as a Means to Improving Diversity in the Field, The Legal Intelligencer, May 22, 2009.
  32. Diversity Divergence: Justice’s Concurrence on School Diversity Critical to Equal Opportunity in Education, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Winter 2008.
  33. Plaintiffs’ Firms and Minorities: A Reminder of Continuous Exclusion?, The Legal Intelligencer, June 19, 2007.
  34. ‘Medical Malpractice Crisis’ Issues Proper for Voir Dire, The Legal Intelligencer, March 17, 2006.
  35. Tort Reform Voir Dire Questions in Medical Malpractice Cases, The Practical Litigator (ABA journal), May 2007.
  36. Justice Scalia and Narrow-Minded Elitism, accepted for publication in the Pennsylvania Lawyer.

Published Cases

  1. Whittington v. Episcopal Hospital, 768 A.2d 1144 (Pa. Super. 2001)(co-trial counsel and lead appellate counsel).
  2. Taylor v. Einstein Medical Center, 723 A.2d 1027 (Pa. Super. 1998)(co-appellate counsel).

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