Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context

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Sandra H. Johnson
Aspen Publishers, 2009 - Law - 268 pages
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A unique offering in this field from a sterling author team, Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context presents the stories and context of landmark cases in the field. By conveying back story and creating context, this brief text hooks students' interest and deepens their understanding of the law and policy implications of each case. Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context, features: leading cases in the field, reflecting those included in the major casebooks testimony and perspectives from parties, attorneys, and expert witnesses in each case insight into the underlying law and policy in each decision historical, political, and social context personal, political, and economic factors determining the course of litigation an approachable and engaging writing style As a secondary text for courses in health law or bioethics, or as a primary text in related seminars, Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context illuminates seminal case decisions that address a wide range of contemporary issues in this dynamic and fast-growing field of law. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or legaledu@wolterskluwer.com.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I
7
Spence
9
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

E. Patrick Johnson is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Mae G. Henderson is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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