Medical
Programme and Papers

Any available abstracts and papers are listed below the programme:


Session 1: Tuesday 9 September 2014 14.00-15.30 Room

1A       Tracey Elliott (Leicester)
            Eating the flesh with its life? Jehovah's Witnesses and the legal and ethical                             implications of 'bloodless' transplants

1B       Mary Neal (Strathclyde)

            Conscience-based exemptions, healthcare law and human rights


Session 2: Tuesday 9 September 2014 16.00-17.30 Room

2A       Melanie Fellowes (Huddersfield)

            A discussion of whether sex selective abortion in India is an autonomous choice

2B        Beverly Caddick

            What are the legal challenges proposed by Emergency Contraception in the 21st                       Century?

2C       Stefano Biondi (Florence)

            Causation and Wrongful Life: does the end justify the means?


Session 3 Wednesday 10 September 2014 09.00-10.30 Room

3A       Caroline Jones (Southampton) and Jonathan Montgomery (UCL)

            Test Case Biographies in the (Hidden) Province of Medical Jurisprudence

3B       Roy Gilbar (Leicester and Netanya Academic College, Israel) and José Miola (Leicester)

            One Size Fits All?  On Patient Autonomy, Medical Decision-Making and the Impact of             Culture

3C       Sheelagh McGuinness (Birmingham)

            Conscientious Objection and Abortion – The potential impact of the Scottish Midwives             Litigation


Session 4 Wednesday 10 September 2014 14.00-15.30 Room

4A       Alexandra Mullock (Manchester)

            Difficult Decisions, Best Interests and the Sanctity of Life: Can we find a better way                 forward?

4B        Isra Black (King's College London)

            Best Interests Assisted Dying: A Common Law Model for England and Wales?

4C       Daniel Fenwick  (Durham)

            The human right to assisted dying after Nicklinson v Ministry of Justice 2014 (SC)

Abstracts

Conscience based exemptions, healthcare law and human rights by Mary Neal.
One Size Fits All? On Patient Autonomy, Medical Decision-Making and the Impact of Culture by Roy Gilbar* and José Miola.
Causation and Wrongful Life: does the end justify the means? Some comparative reflections on judicial policy in medico -legal cases by Stefano Biondi.
Difficult Decisions, Best Interests and the Sanctity of Life: Can we find a better way forward? by Alexandra Mullock.
The human right to assisted suicide after R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice 2014 by R Fenwick.
Eating the flesh with its life? Jehovah's Witnesses and the legal and ethical implications of 'bloodless' transplants by Tracey Elliott.
The potential impact of the Scottish Midwives Litigation by Sheelagh McGuinness.
Judging in the 21st Century by Melanie Fellowes.
Best Interests Assisted DyingA Common Law Model for England and Wales? by BlACK.
Test Case Biographies in the (Hidden) Province of Medical Jurisprudence by Caroline Jones & Jonathan Montgomery.
What are the legal challenges proposed by Emergency Contraception in the 21st Century by Beverley Caddick.

Papers

SEX-SELECTIVE ABORTION IN INDIA, INTERNALISED OPPRESSION, ADAPTIVE PREFERENCE FORMATION AND THE FEMINIST INTUITION by Melanie Fellowes.

Posters

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