Nina A. Kohn

Syracuse University - College of Law

Professor

Syracuse, NY 13244-1030

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Supported Decision-Making: A Viable Alternative to Guardianship?

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Syracuse University - College of Law, Syracuse University - College of Law and State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
Downloads 475 (29,609)

Abstract:

supported decision-making, guardianship, intellectual disability, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, civil rights, human rights, cognitive impairment

2.

Elder Law Teaching and Scholarship: An Empirical Analysis of an Evolving Field

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 59, No. 3, p. 414, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Nina A. Kohn and Edward D. Spurgeon
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of Utah
Downloads 404 (53,185)

Abstract:

law school, legal education, elder law, teaching, scholarship, aging

3.

A Call to Action on Elder Law Education: An Assessment and Recommendations Based on a National Survey

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2014
Nina A. Kohn and Edward D. Spurgeon
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of Utah
Downloads 278 (81,423)

Abstract:

elder law, legal education, higher education, educational reform, continuing education

4.

Elder (In)Justice: A Critique of the Criminalization of Elder Abuse

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 208 (97,633)

Abstract:

elder abuse, crime, civil rights, undue influence, domestic violence, vulnerability, feminst legal theory, prosecution

5.

Designating Health Care Decision-Makers for Patients Without Advance Directives: A Psychological Critique

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 979, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Nina A. Kohn and Jeremy A. Blumenthal
Syracuse University - College of Law and Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 165 (139,850)
Citation 1

Abstract:

health care, decision-making, end-of-life, advance directives, psychology, statutory design

6.

Outliving Civil Rights

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 161 (139,152)
Citation 2

Abstract:

civil rights, constitutional law, elder abuse, informational privacy, rights theory, sexual rights, mandatory reporting, discrimination, elder law

7.

Vulnerability Theory and the Role of Government

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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8.

Rethinking the Constitutionality of Age Discrimination: A Challenge to a Decades-Old Consensus

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 135 (159,702)

Abstract:

Fourteenth Amendment, age discrimination, equal protection, legal theory, legal history, constitutional law, jurisprudence, elder law, elder abuse, health care rationing, civil rights

9.

The Lawyer's Role in Fostering an Elder Rights Movement

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 49, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 May 2011
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 134 (167,165)

Abstract:

elder law, civil rights, social movements, cause lawyering, aging, gerontology

10.

Cognitive Impairment and the Right to Vote: Rethinking the Meaning of Accessible Elections

Canadian Journal of Elder Law, Vol. 1, p. 29, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 119 (144,983)

Abstract:

Voting, elections, disability, cognitive impairment, civil rights

11.

Elder Empowerment as a Strategy for Curbing the Hidden Abuses of Durable Powers of Attorney

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 109 (165,252)
Citation 2

Abstract:

power of attorney, elders, aging, empowerment, law

12.

Elder Rights: The Next Civil Rights Movement

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2013
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 73 (208,393)

Abstract:

aging, civil rights, elder law, social justice

13.

Preserving Voting Rights in Long-Term Care Institutions: Facilitating Resident Voting While Maintaining Election Integrity

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 73 (244,427)

Abstract:

Voting, elections, dementia, nursing homes, assisted living, civil rights

14.

Matched Preferences and Values: A New Approach to Selecting Legal Surrogates

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 52, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 40 (267,705)

Abstract:

Health care, advance directives, guardianship, decisionmaking, surrogates, law and human behavior

15.

Identifying Connections between Elder Law and Gerontology: Implications for Teaching, Research, and Practice

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 69, 2017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Syracuse University - College of Law, Aging Studies Institute and University of Haifa - Department of Gerontology
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Abstract:

Gerontology, Elder Law, Interdisciplinary, Teaching, Research, Aging, Collaboration

16.

Lawyers for Legal Ghosts: The Legality and Ethics of Representing Persons Subject to Guardianship

Washington Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Nina A. Kohn and Catheryn Koss
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of Kansas - Gerontology Center
Downloads 0 (51,329)

Abstract:

Guardianship, Conservatorship, Legal Ethics, Due Process, Disability, Agency Law, Contract Law, Professional Responsibility, Elder Law

17.

Voting and Political Participation

Nina A. Kohn, Voting & Political Participation, in DEMENTIA: LAW & ETHICS 483 (Charles Foster et al, eds.). Oxford: Hart (2014).
Posted: 05 Sep 2014
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law

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