Professor David M. English and Professor Nina Kohn co-authored a recent op-ed in The Hill, Netflix’s ‘I Care a Lot’ should worry you. The piece shares how outdated state laws can enable elder abuse practices as depicted in the Netflix movie.
Professor English is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. He served as chair of the drafting committee for the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act. Professor Kohn is the David M. Levy professor of law at Syracuse University and the Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Elder Law at Yale Law School. She served as reporter for the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act and has testified on guardianship abuse before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.