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Deborah Weimer

Carole and Hanan Sibel Research Law School Professor

Phone: (410) 706-8316
Fax: (410) 706-5856
E-mail:
dweimer @ law.umaryland.edu

Office: 351

BA, 1975, State University of New York at Old Westbury
JD, 1978, New York University
LLM, 1987, Temple University

Curriculum Vitae


Biography | Selected Publications

Professor Weimer joined the faculty on a full-time basis in 1988, after many years in public interest law practice.

She received a grant from the New York University Public Interest Law Foundation to do law reform litigation and legislative work on behalf of disabled textile workers in South Carolina and Georgia. She was chair of the Employment Law Task Force while a staff attorney with Palmetto Legal Services, and recently continued her employment and labor law practice with a small civil rights firm in Takoma Park, Maryland. Professor Weimer has taught at Brooklyn Law School, where she created the bankruptcy component of the Federal Litigation Clinic, and at Temple University School of Law. She has published in the areas of employment law and AIDS and the law.

Book Chapters

Patients and Families Living with HIV/AIDS, in Poverty, Health and Law 437 (Elizabeth Tobin Tyler et al. eds., 2011). [Abstract]

Articles

Providing Interdisciplinary Services to At-Risk Families to Prevent the Placement of Children in Foster Care, 60 Juvenile & Family Court Journal 24 (2009). [Full Text]

Expanding Our Vision: Integrating Clinical Experience and Insights into the Larger Curriculum, 4 University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 293 (2004). [Full Text]

Medical Treatment of Children with HIV Illness and the Need for Supportive Intervention: The Challenges for Medical Providers, Families and the State, 54 Juvenile and Family Court Journal 1 (2003). [Full Text]

Ethical Judgment and Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Custody and Child Welfare Cases, 68 Tennessee Law Review 881 (2001). [Full Text]

Ethical Decisionmaking and Ethics Instruction in Clinical Law Practice, 3 Clinical Law Review 109 (1996) (with others). [Full Text]

Implementation of Standby Guardianship: Respect for Parental Autonomy, 100 Dickinson Law Review 65 (1995). [Full Text]

Beyond Parens Patriae, Assuring Timely, Informed and Compassionate Decision-Making for HIV Positive Children in Foster Care, 46 University of Miami Law Review 379 (1991). [Full Text]

Common Law Remedies of Employees Injured by Employer Use of Polygraph Examinations, 22 University of Richmond Law Review 51 (1987). [Full Text]



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