Joy L. Delman

 
Joy L. Delman
Joy L. Delman
Professor of Law
J.D., Georgetown University;
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, cum laude
Phone: (619) 961-4226

Professor Delman has a varied background in civil litigation with an emphasis in medical malpractice. While at law school, she was editor of the American Criminal Law Review. After graduation she was selected for a judicial clerkship in Pennsylvania. Upon completing her clerkship, she worked in a large Philadelphia firm, where she specialized in medical malpractice litigation. Moving to San Diego, she joined the litigation department of the city’s largest law firm. Professor Delman also served as counsel to a medical products corporation.

 

Since she joined the faculty, she has served as faculty advisor to the Law Review, Society of Law and Medicine, student chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Law Students for Reproductive Justice. She is a member of the American College of Legal Medicine. She was a national lecturer for a major bar review, served on the Advisory Board of the Lawyer’s Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control, and is on the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest. Professor Delman is very involved in reproductive rights. She teaches the only law school course on Reproductive Justice in San Diego. Professor Delman has been listed in Who’s Who in American Women.

 

Professor Delman’s recent scholarship has been in the area of concussion litigation. She presented a paper on Concussion Litigation at the American Academy of Neurology, as well as one on Concussions in Youth Sports at a Continuing Legal Education seminar on Concussion Litigation. She participated in the Thomas Jefferson School of Law conference Gladiators in the 21st Century: Violence and Injuries in the Athletics, and will be a presenter at the upcoming Sports Law and Policy Conference at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

 

Courses include:
Torts, International Bioethics, Health Care Liability and Reproductive Justice

Scholarships

ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND ARTICLE-LENGTH WORKS

The Use and Misuse of Physician Extenders: Aiding and Abetting the Unauthorized Practice of Medicine, 24 J. Legal Med. 249 (2003)

Other Scholarship

 

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News

  • Roe v. Wade Dinner
    January 28, 2013
    Thomas Jefferson School of Law had a large group of attendees at the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Celebration held on January 24 by the San Diego...
  • Dean Rudy Hasl
    January 4, 2013
    By Samantha Morales 3L   Team TJSL made a large showing at the 2013 annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) that was...
  • Amy Louttit Accepts the Lawyers Club Women and the Law Project Scholarship
    December 13, 2012
    Amy Louttit stood proudly as the TJSL student accepted the Lawyers Club of San Diego Women and the Law Project at Thomas Jefferson School of Law...
  • WLC 2012 Program
    February 27, 2012
    “Inspiring.”  “Unforgettable.”  “Enlightening.”  “Informative.”  “Amazing...
  • Delman Planned Parenthood
    December 9, 2010
    Professor Joy L. Delman of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law here has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of...

Expertise

Comparative Law

Health Related Issues

  • Bioethics
  • Health Care Liability
  • Law and Medicine
  • Medical Malpractice

International Law

Personal Injury

Torts

  • Torts

Women's Issues