Medical science and the law

Bennett, Belinda (2006) Medical science and the law. Macquarie Law Symposium, 1, pp. 41-43.

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Abstract

Advances in medical science have presented both law and bioethics with some of the most fascinating questions of our time. As science continues to forge ahead into new frontiers, in fields such as reproductive technology, human genetics, cloning technologies, and stem cell research, questions have arisen over the role for law in regulating this new terrain. The speed with which medical science has advanced, and continues to advance, can make it difficult to formulate appropriate regulatory responses. The rapid pace of scientific change and the increasing complexity of the science can present hurdles and barriers to the engagement of the public with science and the legal and ethical issues raised by it.

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ID Code: 71285
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1833-4741
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 09 May 2014 01:16
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 05:38

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