Robert B Leflar

National Taiwan University

No.1, Sec.4, Roosevelt Road

Taipei, 10617, 10617

Taiwan

University of Arkansas School of Law

Professor of Law (retired)

1495 S. Finger Road

1045 W. Maple St.

Fayetteville, AR 72701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Reform of the United States Health Care System: An Overview

University of Tokyo Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 10, pp. 44-59 (Spring 2013), reprinted in 2013 Ark. Law Notes, University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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health care reform, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid coverage, insurance exchanges, contraceptive coverage, PPACA, IPAB, PCORI

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Medical Error as Reportable Event, as Tort, as Crime: A Transpacific Comparison

Widener Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 189-225, 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar and Futoshi Iwata
National Taiwan University and Faculty of Law, Kanagawa University
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medical error, malpractice, Japan, accident reporting, peer review, accountability

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Informed Consent and Patients' Rights in Japan

Houston Law Review, Vol. 33, pp. 1-112, 1996
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 24 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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health law, comparative law, informed consent, Japan, medical jurisprudence, investigational drugs, brain death, organ transplantation, good clinical practice, paternalism

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Human Flotsam, Legal Fallout: Japan's Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown

Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation, Vol. 27, pp. 107-124, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar, Ayako Hirata, Masayuki Murayama and Shozo Ota
National Taiwan University, University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, Meiji University - School of Law and University of Tokyo - Faculty of Law
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Japan, nuclear disaster, lawyering skills, compensation systems, disaster recovery, earthquake, tsunami, ADR, client counseling

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'Unnatural Deaths,' Criminal Sanctions, and Medical Quality Improvement in Japan

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 9, pp. 1-51, 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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Japan, medical error, patient safety, criminal law, comparative law, ADR, forensic medicine

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The Law of Medical Misadventure in Japan

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 79-110 (2012), University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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medical malpractice, Japan, comparative law, no-fault compensation, patient safety

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Informed Consent and Patients' Rights in Japan: 2001 Epilogue

Robert B Leflar, Nihon no Iryō to Hō: Infōmudo Konsento Runessansu [Law and Health Care in Japan: The Renaissance of Informed Consent] (Tokyo: Keiso Shobo, 2002) (in Japanese) (M. Nagasawa, trans.): Epilogue (pp. 241-258)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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Informed consent, Japan, medical records, organ transplants, brain death, clinical trials, cancer disclosure, informed refusal, patients' rights

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Public Accountability and Medical Device Regulation

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 2, pp. 1-84, Spring 1989
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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medical device, FDA, advisory committee, public information, premarket notification, 510(k)

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Red-State Health Reform: Threading the Political Needle

Annals of Health Law, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 410-436 (2015), University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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health reform, private option, payment improvement initiative, bundled payments, Medicaid expansion

10.

The Preemption Pentad: Federal Preemption of Products Liability Claims after Medtronic [v. Lohr]

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 64, pp. 691-748, 1997
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar and Robert S. Adler
National Taiwan University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Management-Legal Studies Area
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preemption, products liability, medical devices, drugs, consumer products, motor vehicles

11.

Health Care Reform: Treatment Effectiveness Information Nationwide

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, vol. 36, pp. 604-618 (2014), University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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outcomes research, health reform, PCORI, clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, death panels, pay-for-performance, accountable care organizations, ACO, QALY

12.

Discerning Why Patients Die: Legal and Political Controversies in Japan, the United States, and Taiwan

Michigan State International Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 777-797, 2014, University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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Medical malpractice, no-fault compensation, Japan, Taiwan, peer review, patient safety

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Public and Private Justice: Redressing Health Care Harm in Japan

Drexel Law Review, Vol. 4, pp. 243-264 (2011)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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Japan, medical error, malpractice, comparative health law, criminal law, no-fault compensation

14.

The Uniform Apostrophe Act

Arkansas Law Notes, p. 119, 1993, University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 93-01
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
Downloads 29 (553,171)

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legal writing, Bluebook, diacritical marks

15.

La Recepción Atípica del Consentimiento Informado en la Medicina Japonesa (The Atypical Reception of Informed Consent in Japanese Medicine)

Perspectivas Bioéticas vol. 12, pp. 87-100, 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2012
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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informed consent, Japan, human experimentation, medical jurisprudence, cancer disclosure

16.

Medical Injury Litigation and Compensation Systems in Japan

Robert B Leflar, Medical Injury Litigation and Compensation Systems in Japan, in MEDICAL Liability in Asia and Australasia (V. Raposo & R. Beran eds., Singapore: Springer 2021).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 2021
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University
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Medical Malpractice Reform Measures and Their Effects

Chest, Vol. 144(1), pp. 306-318 (2013), University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-11
Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2014
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University

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malpractice, tort reform, patient compensation fund, disclosure and early offer, 'sorry' laws, safe harbor laws, health courts, no-fault compensation, malpractice claim rates, damage caps, non-economic damages

18.

Medical Malpractice (Book Review)

Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 32, pp. 547-553, 2011
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University

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malpractice, tort reform, liability insurance

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The Regulation of Medical Malpractice in Japan

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 467, pp. 443-449, 2009
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Robert B Leflar
National Taiwan University

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Japan, medical malpractice, comparative law, health law, peer review