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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

Law and Global HealthCurrent Legal Issues Volume 16

Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Michael Freeman, Sarah Hawkes, and Belinda Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline ... More

Law and MedicineCurrent Legal Issues Volume 3

Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Michael Freeman and Andrew Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This book, the third volume in the Current Legal Issues series, provides a treatment of an area that will stimulate and enlighten anyone interested in law and medicine. This book considers the many ... More

Law and NeuroscienceCurrent Legal Issues Volume 13

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

Medicine and the Law

Medicine and the Law

K. Kannan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book analyses various issues concerning the application of law to the field of medical practice, education, and research from a global perspective with particular focus on India. The volume, ... More

Minds, Brains, and LawThe Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Minds, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812134
eISBN:
9780199368594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812134.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

As neuroscientific technologies continue to develop and inform our understanding of the mind, the opportunities for applying neuroscience in legal proceedings have also increased. Cognitive ... More

Patients with PassportsMedical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

I. Glenn Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199975099
eISBN:
9780190205522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975099.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The world may be getting smaller every day, but until very recently health care remained local. This book is the first comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of one part of the globalization of ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Dennis Patterson and Michael S. Pardo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743095
eISBN:
9780191802980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743095.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

The intersection between law and neuroscience has been a focus of intense research for the past decade, as an unprecedented amount of attention has been triggered by the increased use of ... More

Regulating Obesity?Government, Society, and Questions of Health

Regulating Obesity?: Government, Society, and Questions of Health

W.A. Bogart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199856206
eISBN:
9780199369621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856206.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book explores the effectiveness of legal interventions aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles. The book suggests that the government’s emphasis on encouraging weight loss and preventing excess ... More

The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

Elizabeth Wicks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199547395
eISBN:
9780191594373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547395.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Medical Law

The right to life is a core human right which has not yet received the detailed legal analysis that it requires. This book provides detailed, critical analysis of the controversial human right to ... More

Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

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

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