Law and Biotechnology: Cases and Materials

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Carolina Academic Press, 2007 - Law - 480 pages
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This casebook addresses a broad range of issues in many areas of law which are affected by recent advances in biotechnology. The book seeks to examine the law and the underlying science and policy of biotechnology in addressing these issues. This interdisciplinary book will include biotechnology issues in biologically engineered plants and foods, genetically engineered organisms, cloning, DNA, the Human Genome Project, patenting, property law, criminal law, evidence, and international aspects of law and biotechnology. The governmental management of these issues through the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch and the Judicial Branch, as well as the private sector interaction, is examined. Several appendices are included in the casebook, which are useful reference tools for the student or the practitioner.

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Contents

Chapter One Introduction
3
Distributions of Power to Regulate Biotechnology
31
Table of Cases
48
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Victoria Sutton is the Robert H. Bean Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law.

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