Nina A. Kohn

Syracuse University - College of Law

David M. Levy Professor of Law; Faculty Director of Online Education

Syracuse, NY 13244-1030

United States

Yale Law School

Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Elder Law

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Teaching Law Online: A Guide for Faculty

70 Journal of Legal Education 230 (2021)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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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 UIC Law
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supported decision-making, guardianship, intellectual disability, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, civil rights, human rights, cognitive impairment

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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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Online Learning and the Future of Legal Education

Nina A. Kohn, Online Learning and the Future of Legal Education, 70 Syracuse L. Rev. 1 (2020).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2020
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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legal education, online education, teaching, access to justice, ABA

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

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

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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 406 (110,655)

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

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

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Legislating Supported Decision-Making

Nina A. Kohn, Legislating Supported Decision-Making, 58 Harvard Journal on Legislation 313 (2021).
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 329 (139,865)
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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
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Voting, elections, disability, cognitive impairment, civil rights

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Whom Do You Represent?: The Role of Attorneys Representing Individuals with Surrogate Decision Makers

Nina A. Kohn, Whom Do You Represent?: The Role of Attorneys Representing Individuals with Surrogate Decision Makers, 53 Court Review 64 (2017).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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Legal Ethics, Guardianship, Powers of Attorney, Surrogate Decision Making, Courts, Disability Law, Professional Responsibility

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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 250 (185,502)
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aging, civil rights, elder law, social justice

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

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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 224 (206,228)
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health care, decision-making, end-of-life, advance directives, psychology, statutory design

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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
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power of attorney, elders, aging, empowerment, law

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

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

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For Love and Affection: Elder Care and the Law's Denial of Intra-Family Contracts

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 54, 2019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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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
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Voting, elections, dementia, nursing homes, assisted living, civil rights

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Protective Orders & Limited Guardianships: Legal Tools for Sidelining Plenary Guardianship

72 Syracuse Law Review 225 (2022)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Nina A. Kohn and David M. English
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of Missouri School of Law
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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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Gerontology, Elder Law, Interdisciplinary, Teaching, Research, Aging, Collaboration

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

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Nursing Homes, COVID-19, and the Consequences of Regulatory Failure

110 Georgetown Law Journal Online 1 (2021)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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Long-term care, regulation, COVID-19, health law, elder law, nursing homes, aging

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JDinteractive: An Online Law Degree Program Designed to Expand Access to Justice

Nina A. Kohn, JDinteractive: An Online Law Degree Program Designed to Expand Access to Justice, 30 N.Y. State Bar Assoc. J. 30 (2018).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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legal education; online education; access to justice; pedagogy

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A Framework for Theoretical Inquiry into Law and Aging

Nina A. Kohn, A Framework for Theoretical Inquiry into Law and Aging, 21 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 187 (2020).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2020
Nina A. Kohn
Syracuse University - College of Law
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Elder law; aging; gerontology; legal theory

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Defending Voting Rights in Long-Term Care Institutions

Forthcoming, Boston University Law Review, 2023
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Nov 2022
Nina A. Kohn and Casey Smith
Syracuse University - College of Law and Equal Justice Works
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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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