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The Manipulation of Medical Practice

Vivienne Harpwood

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/9780198299189.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Developments during the second half of the 20th century have introduced greater concern for the autonomy of the patient, and the most recent trends threaten to circumscribe the doctor’s traditional ... More


Clinical Guidelines, Negligence and Medical Practice

Harvey Teff

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/9780198299189.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

One of the more prominent features of modern governance is its increasing reliance on guidelines. Sometimes they acquire such an aura of authority that they are assumed to be part of the general law. ... More


The Woman Lawyer

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter serves as a personal letter to women aspiring to a legal career. The author traces her own career course here, from her experiences growing up surrounded by the law, to her search for a ... More


Legal Pluralism

Andrea Bianchi

in International Law Theories: An Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198725114
eISBN:
9780191792533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725114.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Under the banner of legal pluralism, several different theories can be accommodated. Pluralism can mean the coexistence of a plurality of specific regimes in international law; the transformation of ... More


Institutions

Nicola Lacey

in In Search of Criminal Responsibility: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199248209
eISBN:
9780191823282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248209.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 4 considers the main institutions which shape, either directly or indirectly, the development of ideas of criminal responsibility and its attribution: criminal justice institutions such as ... More


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