Issues in Law & Medicine

Journal covering legal and ethical issues in the delivery of medical care.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, Summer

Angela Campbell, Ethos and Economics: Examining the Rationale Underlying Stem Cell and Cloning Research Policies in the United States, Germany, and Japan
Angela Campbell, Ethos and Economics: Examining the Rationale Underlying Stem Cell and Cloning Research Policies in the United States, Germany, and Japan, 31 AM. J.L. & MED. 47 (2005). The governance of reproductive science is fraught with controversy...
Brief for the Petitioners: Gonzales V. State of Oregon *
OPINIONS BELOW The opinion of the court of appeals is reported at 368 F.3d 1118. The order of the district court granting respondents' motion for summary judgment is reported at 192 F. Supp. 2d 1077. SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT The court of appeals...
B. Steinbock, the Case for Physician Assisted Suicide: Not (Yet) Proven
B. Steinbock, The Case for Physician Assisted Suicide: Not (Yet) Proven, 31 J. MED. ETHICS 235 (2005). The legalization of physician assisted suicide (PAS) in Oregon and physician assisted death (PAD) in the Netherlands has revitalized the debate...
Daniel Sperling, Maternal Brain Death
Daniel Sperling, Maternal Brain Death, 30 AM. J. LAW & MED. 453 (2004). Recent advances in medical technology have provided physicians with an ability to control the time and manner of death. A new option has become available: maintaining a...
Ethical Attitudes on Human Cloning among Professionals in Taiwan and the Policy Implications for Regulation
Abstract: This research focused on understanding the attitudes toward human cloning in Taiwan among professionals in healthcare, law, and religion. Design: The study was conducted utilizing a structured questionnaire. Participants: 220 healthcare...
Gonzales V. Raich in the Supreme Court of the United States *
HELD: Congress has the power to regulate home grown marijuana, even when used by the grower for personal medical purposes, with doctor's approval, and in accordance with state law, because it is part of an economic class of activities that has a substantial...
J. Daryl Charles, Lebensunwertes Leben: The Devolution of Personhood in the Weimar and Pre-Weimar Era
J. Daryl Charles, Lebensunwertes Leben: The Devolution o/Personhood in the Weimar and Pre-Weimar Era, 21 ETHICS & MED. 41 (2005). Radial social change in most societies does not typically occur "overnight." It requires preparation in the way...
Joseph J. Fins, Rethinking Disorders of Consciousness: New Research and Its Implications
Joseph J. Fins, Rethinking Disorders of Consciousness: New Research and Its Implications, HASTINGS CENSER REP., Man-Apr. 2005, at 22. Over the past several years, deciding whether to withdraw life-sustaining therapy from patients who have sustained...
More History "Lite" in Modern American Bioethics
Abstract: This article revisits a disconcerting phenomenon. The history of prominent 17th and 18th century moral theorists who exhibited disapproval of all forms of suicide is well known. Nevertheless, there are many bioethicists who continue to claim...
Nancy L. Jones and William P. Cheshire, Jr., Can Artificial Techniques Supply Morally Neutral Human Embryos for Research?
Nancy L. Jones and William P. Cheshire, Jr., Can Artificial Techniques Supply Morally Neutral Human Embryos for Research? 21 ETHICS & MED. 29 (2005). Manipulations of the molecular composition and formation of human embryos are posing vital...
Paul Lauritzen, Stem Cells, Biotechnology, and Human Rights
Paul Lauritzen, Stem Cells, Biotechnology, and Human Rights, HASTINGS CENTER REP., Mar.-Apr. 2005, at 25. The author discusses two broad concerns posed by stem cell research and related biotechnological interventions. The first has to do with the...
Preface
The lead article in this edition provides evidence of more history "lite" in modern American bioethics. Bradford William Short, J.D., examines the writings of bioethicists Margaret Pabst Battin, Hilde L. Nelson, John Hardwig, and Lance K. Stell, and...
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