Legal Perspectives in Bioethics
Edited by Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson, Barbara A. Hinze
Series Editor: Mark Cherry, Ana S. Iltis
Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge – 302 pages
Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics
Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law’s perspective, this fascinating book includes:
Covering traditional topics in bioethics, such as determinations of death and health care decisions for vulnerable groups, this study also explores emerging areas such as conflicts of interest in research, genetics, and privacy and confidentiality in the electronic age.
Incisive and thought-provoking, this volume provides readers with a rich context for understanding the intersection between the law on bioethics and the central issues in bioethics.
Sandra H. Johnson holds the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Law and Ethics at Saint Louis University. She holds faculty appointments in the University as professor of law and professor of health care ethics. Professor Johnson is a co-author of Health Law – Cases, Materials and Problems and the treatise Health Law, and is Co-Editor in Chief of The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.
Ana S. Iltis is Assistant Professor of Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University. She is Assistant Editor of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and Co-Editor in Chief of The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.