Health Law – Relationships between ethics and law

Helene Jacmon1, Fiona MacDonald2,3 1 Monash University, Wellington Road & Blackburn Rd, Clayton VIC 3800, hjac6@student.monash.edu 2 Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology, C Block, Gardens Point Campus, GPO Box 2434 Brisbane Queensland 4001 3 Department of Bioethics,...
  • September 22, 2016
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Peter Harris1 1 School of Law, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, peter.harris@pg.canterbury.ac.nz New Zealand’s complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) product regulations are among the most impotent in the developed world.  In the current healthcare environment, where patients...
  • September 22, 2016
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John Dawson1 1 Faculty of Law, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand It is often said that, when the law authorises treatment without consent – such as under mental health legislation – clinicians must use the ‘least restrictive alternative’, or...
  • September 22, 2016
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Marie M Bismark1, Ben Mathews2, Matthew J Spittal,1 Jennifer M Morris1, Laura A Thomas1 and David M Studdert3 1 Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne, 207-221 Bouverie Street, Parkville, VIC, 3053 2 Australian Centre for Health Law and Research,...
  • September 22, 2016
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Selina Metternick-Jones1 1 University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia smet8870@uni.sydney.edu.au Biomedicine and society have a particularly tense relationship, with medicine often challenging established moral norms. This complicated relationship is explored by analysing the ethical and regulatory perspectives surrounding...
  • September 22, 2016
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Janine McIlwraith1 1 Slater & Gordon Lawyers, 485 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, janine.mcilwraith@slatergordon.com.au Edgar Allen Poe wrote “The boundaries which divide Life and Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and...
  • September 22, 2016
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Julian J. Koplin1 1 Centre for Human Bioethics, Menzies Building, 20 Chancellors Walk, Monash University VIC 3800, julian.koplin@monash.edu The question of whether we should allow the sale of ‘contested commodities’ such as organs, sex, gametes, and surrogacy services is of enduring interest within bioethics....
  • September 22, 2016
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Jennifer Moore1, Michelle Mello2, Marie Bismark3 1 Stanford Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305 and the University of Otago, New Zealand, jennifer.moore@otago.ac.nz 2 Stanford Law School and Department of Health Research and Policy, School of Medicine, 559...
  • September 22, 2016
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Associate Professor Nikola A. Stepanov1 2, Doctor Nicole Ash 3 1 Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, James Cook University, JCU Clinical School, The Townsville Hospital , 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD  4814 nikola.stepanov@health.qld.gov.au 2 Centre for Health Ethics,...
  • September 22, 2016
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Vera Lúcia C. Raposo1 1 Macau University, Macau, vraposo@umac.mo Macau Civil Code states, in Article 63/4, that parents won’t be responsible for malformations or diseases transmitted to their children during conception, nor for the ones subsequently transmitted to the foetus,...
  • September 22, 2016
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