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Rights to Assisted Dying

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.2
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

There have been unsuccessful attempts to use constitutionally entrenched rights claims to challenge criminal prohibitions on assisted suicide in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... More


Fixed Points in a Changing Age? The Council of Europe, Human Rights, and the Regulation of New Health Technologies

R O’Connell and S Gevers

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the extent of the Council of Europe's involvement in the regulation of new health technologies (NHTs) and the nature of its interventions. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


What Can Human Rights Do for Women’s Health?

Kristen Hessler

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Drawing on Onora O’Neill’s theories on human rights, this chapter examines how elements of her framing of the problem of human rights have been taken up in the literature on women’s human rights to ... More


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