Crime & Medicine


This article will examine when and under what circumstances physicians and other healthcare professionals may be charged with criminal offenses arising out of the practice of medicine. The article, written by Robert Feinberg and edited by James W. Saxton, appeared in the July 2002 issue of Health Lawyers News. Copyright 2002 American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C. Reprint permission granted. Futher reprint requests should be directed to American Health Lawyers Association 1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 600 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 833-1100 For more information on Health Lawyers content, visit

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