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The Autonomy of Others: Reflections on the Rise and Rise of Patient Choice in Contemporary Medical Law
(Ashgate Publishing, 2006)
The author, Laurie, provides an account of the writings of Professor (Emiritus) of Forensic Medicine and Honorary Fellow, Professor J Kenyon Mason. In this chapter, an extract from Professor Mason's Festschrift, Laurie ...
Genetic Databases: Assessing the Benefits and the Impact on Human and Patient Rights – A World Health Organisation Report
(Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, 2004)
This article summarises the underlying rational and provisions of a report on genetic databases prepared for the European Partnership on Patients’ Rights and Citizens’ Empowerment, a network of the World Health Organisation ...
Personal Autonomy and the Right to Treatment: A Note on R (on the application of Burke) v General Medical Council
(Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
Our first reading of Burke was in The Times when one’s immediate reaction was to question the precise nature of Munby J’s judgment – were it and its consequences directed to the specific problems of providing and withdrawing ...
Patenting and the Human Body
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
In this extract from "Principles of Medical Law", Laurie considers the current state of play regarding the influence on medical law of patent law and patent rights. Laurie goes on to consider possible restrictions and ...
Misfeasance in Public Office: An Emerging Medical Law Tort?
(Oxford University Press, 2003)
The authors draw on two notable cases, Akenzua v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, and Palmer v Tees Health Authority, to which the outcome has prompted the article discussing misfeasance as an emerging medical ...
Challenging Medical-Legal Norms: The Role of Autonomy, Confidentiality and Privacy in Protecting Individual and Familial Group Rights in Genetic Information
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
In this article, Laurie discusses the impact of generating genetic information, and what the consequences are of this for individuals, and family members, whose familial genetic information is shared. The authors considers ...