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Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Margaret Otlowski

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book tackles the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia and argues convincingly for a reform of the criminal law prohibition in common law jurisdictions. It critically ... More


Defragmenting Health Care Delivery Through Quality Reporting

Kristin Madison

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.005
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

One of the many factors that contribute to fragmentation in the delivery of health care services is the law. While laws hindering efforts to coordinate care take multiple forms, many share an aim of ... More


Twenty-First-Century Technology with Twentieth-Century Baggage: FDA Regulation of Regenerative Medicine

Margaret Foster Riley

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

FDA has successfully defended its regulatory rubric that requires treatments using more than minimally manipulated cells to be approved as drugs. Going forward, it will need clearer standards and ... More


Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Michael Freeman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister series Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the ... More


Pathways to Persuasion: How Neuroscience Can Inform the Study and Practice of Law †

Cheryl Boudreau, Seana Coulson, and Mathew D. McCubbins

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines how neuroscience can inform the study and practice of law. It begins with a brief overview of the EEG experiments that were used to study the behavioural and neural correlates ... More


Lost in Translation? An Essay on Law and Neuroscience

Stephen J. Morse

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The rapid expansion in neuroscientific research fuelled by the advent of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has been accompanied by popular and scholarly commentary suggesting that ... More


The Position in Practice: Doctors’ Practices and the Law Applied

Margaret Otlowski

in Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

It is evident that there is, in law, a significant distinction between passive and active euthanasia. The position is that passive euthanasia can in certain circumstances be lawfully performed. ... More


The Obligation to Heal and Patient Autonomy

Daniel B. Sinclair

in Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268277
eISBN:
9780191683480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter argues that the obligation to heal in Jewish law is not an absolute one: in certain cases, it is possible to follow the wishes of a patient who does not wish to receive medical ... More


Threatening Behaviour? The Challenge Posed by Medical Negligence Claims

Linda Mulcahy

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the threat to the medical profession posed by medical negligence claims. It develops an important argument made by Dingwall that the threat of litigation is best understood in ... More


Mind and Body: Medicine and Law

B. Mahendra

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the ways clinical medical practice and the courts, in applying legal principles, consider how the mind and body operate and how they interact. Having given a very general ... More


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