Fall 2014
    Law No.: LAW9232
    Sched. No.: 114821896

Bioethics and the Law Seminar*
Section 1
Shepherd, Lois L.

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):T, 1540-1740 (WB127)
Capacity:16 **This information is current as of 05/22/2015 06:14:34 AM**
Current Enrollment:13 **This information is current as of 05/22/2015 06:14:34 AM**

Course Description:

This seminar will address some of the most divisive, sharply debated, and rapidly evolving issues in society today. The course, which explores the intersection among medicine, technology, and the law, will address issues such as (1) applicable bioethical principles and approaches, (2) human reproduction and birth (including abortion, assisted reproductive technologies, fetal-maternal decision making, and actions for wrongful birth, wrongful life, and wrongful conception), (3) death and dying (including the forgoing of life-sustaining medical treatment, futile treatment, and physician-assisted dying), (4) organ transplantation, (5) research involving human subjects, (6) public health, and (7) human genetics.

MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE with: Bioethics and the Law
COURSE REQUIREMENT: A substantial research paper

Mutually Exclusive with: Bioethics and the Law
This course is on the approved upper-level writing requirement course list.