Bioethics and Public Health Law
Bioethics and Public Health Law, Second Edition, integrates public health and bioethics into a focused casebook that is ideal for Health Law courses. Clear notes provide context, ensure smooth transitions between cases, and provide background information. The authors’ website at www.health-law.org features updates of important events and links to Internet resources. The text blends updated material from Part II of their popular survey book, Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition, with additional information specific to these topics: The duty to treat and wrongful reasons to reject patients Discrimination Informed consent and experimentation Fiduciary duty The right to health care Intellectual property And The ownership of genetic discoveries Disaster Planning and Bioterrorism Preparedness New To The Second Edition: Ashcroft’s challenge to Oregon’s assisted suicide law Gonzales v. Carhart —the Supreme Court’s landmark abortion decision The D.C. Circuit’s Abigail Alliance decision, regarding the constitutionality of FDA regulation Greenberg v. Miami Children’s Hospital Research Institute, regarding ownership of human tissue New developments in organ allocation policy Expect focused coverage of bioethics and public health law—including timely cutting-edge topics—from the authors who brought you Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition .
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