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The Medical Law Catalog includes our new, bestselling and forthcoming books.

Featuring our Biomedical Law & Ethics Library, as well as textbook and revision materials, it contains reources for students, researchers and teachers specialising in this important area of law.  

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  1. Text, Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

    4th Edition

    By Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat

    Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics presents a valuable collection of materials relating to this topical and increasingly controversial area of the law. Comprising extracts from statutes, cases and scholarly articles alongside expert author commentary and guidance, Medical Law and...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Law and Bioethics

    Intersections Along the Mortal Coil

    By George P. Smith II

    George P. Smith, II is a leading figure in the world of medical law and ethics. During his long career he has addressed some of the most important issues in bioethics and has contributed much original thought to debates in the field. This book celebrates his contribution to scholarship in this area...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Unlocking the Law

    For those approaching medical law and ethics for the first time, Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics ensures that the student grasps the main concepts with ease, providing an indispensable foundation in the subject. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Birkbeck Law Press