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Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Penney Lewis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The question whether assisted dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide) should be legalized is often treated, by judges and commentators alike, as a question which transcends national boundaries and ... More

Childbirth and the Law

Childbirth and the Law

John Seymour

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book examines aspects of English, United States, Canadian, and Australian law as it applies to the fetus, the pregnant woman, and the doctor or midwife who provides antenatal and perinatal care. ... More

European Law and New Health Technologies

European Law and New Health Technologies

Mark L Flear, Anne-Maree Farrell, Tamara K Hervey, and Thérèse Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

Health is a matter of fundamental importance in European societies, both as a human right in itself, and as a factor in a productive workforce and therefore a healthy economy. New health technologies ... More

Flawed Convictions"Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Flawed Convictions: "Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Deborah Tuerkheimer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199913633
eISBN:
9780199361830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913633.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The emergence of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) presents an object lesson in the dangers that lie at the intersection of science and criminal law. As often occurs in the context of scientific knowledge, ... More

The Fragmentation of U.S. Health CareCauses and Solutions

The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Einer Elhauge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book assesses the fragmentation of the U.S. health care system in chapters by the nation's leading professors in law, medicine, economics, health, business, and political science. The book ... More

From IVF to ImmortalityControversy in the Era of Reproductive Technology

From IVF to Immortality: Controversy in the Era of Reproductive Technology

Ruth Deech and Anna Smajdor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199219780
eISBN:
9780191713002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219780.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This is a book for anyone who has ever paused to wonder: Will cloning ever be legal? Why it is that ‘saviour siblings’ and sex selection provoke such strong reactions? Will there ever be such a thing ... More

The Globalization of Health CareLegal and Ethical Issues

The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

I. Glenn Cohen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book offers a comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of the most interesting and broadest reaching development in health care of the last twenty years: its globalization. This book ties ... More

Jewish Biomedical LawLegal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Daniel B. Sinclair

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268277
eISBN:
9780191683480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book deals with the following controversial issues in Jewish Law: abortion, assisted reproduction, genetics, the obligation to heal, patient autonomy, treatment of the terminally ill, the ... More

Law and BioethicsCurrent Legal Issues Volume 11

Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Michael Freeman (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book is the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series, which is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather ... More

The Law and Ethics of MedicineEssays on the Inviolability of Human Life

The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life

John Keown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589555
eISBN:
9780191741036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The book explains the principle of the sanctity or inviolability of human life and its continuing relevance to English law governing aspects of medical practice at the beginning and end of life. It ... More

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