Article: Practicing preventative law through medical-legal partnership

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

By Mallory Curran NYU Review of Law & Social Change

Through real-life stories of individual clients and successful advocacy efforts, this article describes medical-legal partnerships’ unique ability to improve community health on the front lines of health care delivery and where policy decisions impacting health are made. It also examines ways in which working in health care settings can help the legal profession adopt more preventative practices. This article is an edited and footnoted transcript of a keynote address delivered by Mallory Curran at the 2013 Review of Law and Social Change Annual Alumni Reception at New York University School of Law on April 17, 2013.