Stem Cell Policy as Bar-Room Brawl: A Round in the Courts
Michelle N. Meyer
Harvard Law School
James A. Fossett
State University of New York (SUNY) - Department of Public Administration and Policy
Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, August 2011
Harvard Public Law Working Paper
This brief Observation analyzes the multiyear, multiround litigation of Sherley v. Sibelius, in which plaintiffs, adult stem cell researchers, challenged the NIH policy of funding human embryonic stem cell research as in violation of the so-called Dickey-Wicker Amendment, an appropriations rider that prohibits HHS from funding "research in which" an embryo is destroyed.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: Human embryonic stem cell research, Dickey-Wicker, administrative law, federal funding
Date posted: August 25, 2012
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