Tag Archives: Professionalism

The Doctor Is Out: The Sixth Circuit Strips An “Unprofessional” Medical Student Of His Diploma

In Al-Dabagh v. Case Western Reserve University, the Sixth Circuit reversed a decision ordering Case Western to award a diploma to a medical student who had exhibited a pattern of unprofessional behavior. Though Amir Al-Dabagh received good grades, his medical school career was marked by a number of incidents that Case Western ultimately found to be … Continue Reading

Ethics and Professionalism In the Sixth Circuit

In addition to my active appellate practice, I have spent a substantial portion of my career focusing on the field of ethics and professionalism.  Although these areas of law often intersect, I generally see little professional commentary on appellate ethics.  Part of the reason, of course, is that appellate practice is very specialized, and there … Continue Reading