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Politics And Privacy: Refining The Ethical And Legal Issues In Fetal Tissue Transplantation, Nicolas P. Terry Jan 1988

Politics And Privacy: Refining The Ethical And Legal Issues In Fetal Tissue Transplantation, Nicolas P. Terry

Washington University Law Review

It should come as little surprise that the ethical and legal treatment afforded fetal tissue transplantation will be influenced by the abortion debate. However, when the extent and dimensions of that synergy are analyzed, it is difficult not to conclude that we are faced with a purposeful confusion of the issues destined to pre-empt any meaningful discussion of fetal tissue transplantation. The issues identified are not so much ethical concerns, but instead reflect settled positions taken for strategic reasons. What could have been identified as discrete legal problems turn out to be recycled arguments as to privacy and reproductive autonomy ...


More Thoughts On The Physician's Constitutional Role In Abortion And Related Choices, Susan Frelich Appleton Jan 1988

More Thoughts On The Physician's Constitutional Role In Abortion And Related Choices, Susan Frelich Appleton

Washington University Law Review

A few years ago, I advanced the hypothesis that the true focus of the Supreme Court's decisions protecting abortion has been the physician not the patient, the pregnant woman, nor the individual seeking to assert what the Court calls "the right to privacy." I explained how the Court's preoccupation with medical standards in resolving constitutional questions about abortion and the Court's frequent portrayal of the physician as the ultimate decisionmaker in every abortion choice create a tension that peaks in judicial reviews of state efforts to regulate informed consent to abortion. Now, some years later, I look ...


Misrepresentation, Conversion, And Commercial Human Tissue Research, Laura K.W. Rebbe Jan 1988

Misrepresentation, Conversion, And Commercial Human Tissue Research, Laura K.W. Rebbe

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Fetal Tissue Transplants, John A. Robertson Jan 1988

Fetal Tissue Transplants, John A. Robertson

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.