Jocelyn Downie

Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine

Professor

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H9

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (101)

1.

Restorative Justice, Euthanasia, and Assisted Suicide: A New Arena for Restorative Justice and a New Path for End of Life Law and Policy in Canada

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2012
Jennifer Llewellyn and Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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restorative justice, euthanasia, assisted suicide

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A Choice for K'aila: Child Protection and First Nations Children

2 Health Law Journal 99 (1994)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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K'aila, First Nations, self-government, social services, child protection, child welfare

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The Ethics of Water Fluoridation

66 J Can Dent Assoc 592, 2000
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Mary McNally and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Foreseeably Unclear: The Meaning of the 'Reasonably Foreseeable' Criterion for Access to Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

Forthcoming, Dalhousie Law Journal
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Jocelyn Downie and Kate Scallion
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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medical assistance in dying, assisted dying, law, policy, health, euthanasia, assisted suicide

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Pereira's Attack on Legalizing Euthanasia or Assisted Suicide: Smoke and Mirrors

19(3) Current Oncology 133
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Jocelyn Downie, Kenneth Chambaere and Jan L. Bernheim
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and VUB
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, slippery slopes, evidence, Netherlands, Belgium, Canada

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End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada: The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on End-of-Life Decision-Making

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utrecht University - University Medical Center (Utrecht), Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow - School of Law, University of Toronto - Dalla Lana School of Public Health and University of Montreal - Department of Philosophy
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Permitting Voluntary Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Law Reform Pathways for Common Law Jurisdictions

QUT Law Review Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 84-112.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2016
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, end of life law

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The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data on Access to Palliative Care in Canada

Health Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Jocelyn Downie and Georgia Lloyd-Smith
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Independent
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Canada, palliative care, assisted dying, empirical data

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Rodriguez Redux

(2008) 16 Health Law Journal 27
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Simone Bern
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Assisted Suicide, Canada, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Statute

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Barriers to Access to Abortion Through a Legal Lens

(2007) 15 Health Law Journal 143
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jun 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Carla Nassar
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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Abortion, Law, Canada

Barriers to Access to Abortion Through a Legal Lens

Jocelyn Downie & Carla Nassar, “Barriers to Access to Abortion Through a Legal Lens” (2008) 15 Health Law Journal 143-173.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Jocelyn Downie and Carla Nassar
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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abortion, privacy, law, health law, policy

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A Feminist Exploration of Issues around Assisted Death

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1996
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Susan Sherwin
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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feminism, assisted death, euthanasia, policy, legislation

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Relational Theory and Health Law and Policy

2008 Health Law Journal (Special Edition) 193
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer Llewellyn
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
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relational theory, health law, policy

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Assisted Dying for Individuals with Dementia: Challenges for Translating Ethical Positions into Law

Jocelyn Downie & Georgia Lloyd-Smith, “Assisted Dying for Individuals with Dementia: Challenges for Translating Ethical Positions into Law” in Michael Cholbi & Jukka Varelius, eds, New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Springer, 2015) 97-123.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Assisted dying, dementia, ethics, suicide, euthanasia

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assisted dying, assisted suicide, euthanasia

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Judicial Reasoning About Pregnancy and Choice

(2008) 16 Health Law Journal 281
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Chris Kaposy and Jocelyn Downie
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Choice, Abortion, Canada, Charter, Judicial Reasoning

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'...And the Learners Shall Inherit the Earth': Continuing Professional Development, Life Long Learning and Legal Ethics Education

(2010) Canadian Legal Education Annual Review 9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Richard Devlin and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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ethics, education, professional development

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After Carter v. Canada

National Magazine, February 24, 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Oct 2015
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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physician-assisted dying, end of life, regulated assisted-dying, Supreme Court of Canada

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Fake It Till You Make it: Policymaking and Assisted Human Reproduction in Canada

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, June 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Françoise Baylis, Jocelyn Downie and Dave Snow
Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Novel Tech Ethics, Faculty of Medicine
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egg donation, assisted human reproduction, Assisted Human Reproduction Act, law, policy, Canada

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The Contested Lessons of Euthanasia in the Netherlands

8 Health Law Journal 119
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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euthanasia, Netherlands, Canada, assisted suicide, decriminalization

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Watch Your Language: A Review of the Use of Stigmatizing Language by Canadian Judges

5(1) Journal of Ethics in Mental Health, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Michelle Black
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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stigma, mental illness, judges, language

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Withholding and Withdrawal of ‘Futile’ Life-Sustaining Treatment: Unilateral Medical Decision-Making in Australia and New Zealand

Journal of Law and Medicine, 20(4), pp. 907-924, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2016
Lindy Willmott, Ben White and Jocelyn Downie
Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Medical futility, End of life decision-making, Withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment, Adult guardianship law, Health law, Medical law

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Fitness for Purpose: Mandatory Continuing Legal Ethics Education for Lawyers

(2009) 87 Canadian Bar Review 773
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jun 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Richard Devlin
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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Will the Brain Ever Take the Stand? Canadian Law and the Admissibility of Neurotechnology Lie Detection Evidence

56 Criminal Law Quarterly 135 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Matthew Kutcher, Victoria Apold and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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United States, criminal law, lie detection, neurotechnology, neuroscience, evidence, admissibility

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Taking Responsibility: Mandatory Legal Ethics in Canadian Law Schools

65(6) The Advocate 761, November 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Richard Devlin, Jocelyn Downie and Stephanie Lane
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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ethics, education, mandatory, law schools

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The Manitoba College of Physicians and Surgeons Position Statement on Withholding and Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment (2008): Three Problems and a Solution

17 Health Law Journal 115, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Karen McEwen
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, CPSM, life-sustaining, statement

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Futility: A Case for Law Reform on Unilateral Withholding and Withdrawal of Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment

Jocelyn Downie, Lindy Willmott, & Ben White, “Cutting the Gordian Knot of Futility: A Case for Law Reform on Unilateral Withholding and Withdrawal of Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment” (2014) 26(1) New Zealand Universities Law Review 24-59
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Jocelyn Downie, Lindy Willmott and Ben White
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law
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Cutting the Gordian Knot of Futility: A Case for Law Reform on Unilateral Withholding and Withdrawal of Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment

New Zealand Universities Law Review, 26(1), pp. 24-59, 2014
Posted: 10 Jul 2016
Jocelyn Downie, Lindy Willmott and Ben White
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law

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Futility, Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment, End of life decision-making, Health law, Medical law

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Unilateral Withholding and Withdrawl of Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment: A Violation of Dignity Under the Law in Canada

20 (3) Journal of Palliative Care 143
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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life-sustaining treatment, dignity, do not resuscitate

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Transnational Trade in Human Eggs: Law, Policy, and (In)Action in Canada

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Françoise Baylis
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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Health Law, reproduction, human eggs, transnational trade

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'Are Law Schools Amoral Boot Camps?': Two Legal Ethicists Beg to Differ with a Controversial Book- Review of Lawyers Gone Bad: Money, Sex and Madness in Canada’s Legal Profession by Philip Slayton

16(1) Literary Review of Canada, Jan/Feb 2008
Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie and Richard Devlin
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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book review, ethics, Philip Slayton, lawyers

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Family Override of Valid Donor Consent to Postmortem Donation: Issues in Law and Practice

40 Transplantation Proceedings 1255, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie, Chantelle Rajotte and Alison Shea
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and QEII Health Sciences Centre
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transplantation, postmortem, organ, consent, family, donation

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Reflections on the Commercialization of Research Conducted in Public Institutions in Canada

1(1) McGill Health Law Publication 23 (2007)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Matthew Herder
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Faculties of Medicine and Law
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commercialization, research, public institutions

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Inadmissible, Eh?

7(9) The American Journal of Bioethics 67 (2007)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Ronalda Murphy
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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functional magnetic resonance imaging, evidence, admissible

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Final Report of the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel: End-of-Life Decision-Making

Number of pages: 117 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utrecht University - University Medical Center (Utrecht), Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow - School of Law, University of Toronto - Dalla Lana School of Public Health and University of Montreal - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 39 (438,108)

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Patient safety, health law, health policy

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Social Science Evidence in Charter Litigation: Lessons from Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2018
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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social science evidence, litigation, constitutional law

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Eligibility for Organ Donation: A Medico-Legal Perspective on Defining and Determining Death

56 Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 851, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and QEII Health Sciences Centre
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organ donation, eligibility, health care, cardiac arrest, donor, death

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Template Policy Re: Access to Medical Assistance in Dying in Publicly-Funded Institutions

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
Downloads 36 (450,598)
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Assisted Dying, Access, Charter, Human Rights, Ethics, Conscience

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Incidental Findings and the Minimal Risk Standard in Pediatric Neuroimaging Research

IRB: Ethics & Human Research (2015) 37(5) 11-19
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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ethics, pediatric, neuroimagining

Achieving National Altruistic Self-Sufficiency in Human Eggs for Third-Party Reproduction in Canada

Baylis, F., Downie, J. (2014). Achieving national altruistic self-sufficiency in human eggs for third-party reproduction in Canada. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7(1): 164-184.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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bioethics, Canada, altruistic self-sufficiency, human egg trade, third-party eggs

Achieving National Altruistic Self-Sufficiency in Human Eggs for Third-Party Reproduction in Canada

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Vol. 7, No. 2, Special Issue on Transnational Reproductive Travel (Fall 2014), pp. 164-184
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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bioethics, Canada, altruistic self-sufficiency, human egg trade, third-party eggs

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Bad News About Bad News: The Disclosure of Risks in Insurability in Research Consent Processes

18:1 Accountability in Research 31-44, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Jocelyn Downie and Victoria Apold
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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consent, incidental findings, insurability risks, neuroethics, research ethics

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Glass Houses: The Power of Money in Bioethics Research

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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health research, financial, conflicts of interest, bioethics

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A Constitutional Defence of the Federal Ban on Human Cloning for Research Purposes

31 Queen's Law Journal 353, 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jul 2013
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
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human cloning, research, freedom of expression, Charter, Assisted Human Reproduction Act

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A Case for Compulsory Legal Ethics Education in Canadian Law Schools

20 Dalhousie Law Journal 224 (1997)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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ethics, legal education, law school

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Industry and the Academy: Conflicts of Interest in Contemporary Health Research

10 Health Law Journal 103 (2002)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie, Patricia Baird and Jon Thompson
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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Olivieri, Hospital for Sick Children, Apotex Inc., health research, ethics

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Caveat Emptor, Venditor Et Praescribor: Legal Liability Associated with Methyplenidate Hydrochloride (MPH) Use by Postsecondary Students

(2010) 18 Health Law Journal 51
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Jocelyn Downie, Fiona Campbell and Simon Outram
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Health, MPH, Student, post secondary

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The Power of Money: Commercialisation of Research Conducted in Public Institutions

11(2) Otago Law Review 305, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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commercialisation, public institutions, research, intellectual property

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Ill-Informed Consent? A Content Analysis of Physical Risk Disclosure in School-Based HPV Vaccine Programs

Public Health Nursing Vol. 29 No. 1, pp. 71–79, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University
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authorization, HPV, vaccinations, risks, informed consent, school

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Reproductive Choice in Canadian Courts: An Evidence-Based Call for a Move to Relational Autonomy

36:1 Advocates’ Quarterly 86, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Chris Kaposy and Jocelyn Downie
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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reproduction, choice, relational autonomy, ethics

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Speak Up, We Can't Hear You

HealthcarePapers, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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assisted dying, law, ethics, physicians, health care professionals

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Consent Requirements for Pelvic Examinations Performed for Training Purposes

184(1) CMAJ 1159 (2012)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2015
Elaine Gibson and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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battery, consent, pelvic examinations, medical treatment

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Mandatory Legal Education is a Step in the Right Direction

27(44) Lawyers Weekly, 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Jul 2012
Richard Devlin and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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mandatory, education, professional development, continuing education, British Columbia, MCLE

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Paediatric MRI Research Ethics: The Priority Issues

4 Bioethical Inquiry 85 (2007)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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magnetic resonance imaging, paediatrics, informed consent, pricacy, confidentiality

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Teaching 'Public Interest Vocationalism': Law as a Case Study

Educating professionals: Ethics and Judgement in Changing Learning Environment, pp. 135-150, University of Toronto, 2015) 135-150
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jan 2016
Richard Devlin and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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teaching, professionalism, vocationalism, public interest

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A Conflict by Any Other Name Would Smell as Foul: A Comment on the Appointment of a Vice-President of Pfizer to the CIHR Governing Council

(July 12, 2010) Ottawa Life Magazine
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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ethics, appointment, CIHR, Governing Council, Pfizer, Prigent

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Final Report of the Experts Committee for Human Research Participant Protection in Canada

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 09 Oct 2015
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Governance of research involving humans, human research

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Revisioning the Oversight of Research Involving Humans in Canada

12 Health Law Journal 159, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Fiona McDonald
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Associate Lecturer
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research involving humans, ethics, medical

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Feminist Health Care Ethics Consultation

5(3) HEC Forum 165 (1993)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Susan Sherwin
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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feminism, health care, ethics, ethics consulation

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A Computer-Assisted Legal Research and Writing Course

21 Dalhousie Law Journal 429 (1998)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie, Michael Deturbide and Laura Fraser
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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legal research and writing, law school, WebCT, computer assisted

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Prosecutorial Guidelines for Voluntary Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Autonomy, Public Confidence and High Quality Decision-Making

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 36, pp. 656-705, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jul 2016
Ben White and Jocelyn Downie
Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Voluntary euthanasia, Assisted suicide, Prosecutorial discretion, Criminal prosecution, End of life decision making

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In Defence of Consent and Capacity Boards for End-of-Life Care

Canadian Journal for Anesthesia, Vol. 61, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Jocelyn Downie and Michael Hadskis
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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health law, policy, end of life, withholdiing and withdrawal

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Shooting Ourselves in the Foot: Why Mandatory Reporting of Gunshot Wounds is a Bad Idea

170(8) Canadian Medical Association Journal 1255 (2004)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Merril Pauls and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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mandatory reporting, gunshot wounds, confidentiality, commentary

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The Therapeutic Misconception: A Threat to Valid Parental Consent for Paediatric Neuroimaging Research

15(3) Accountability in Research 133, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University - Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Dalhousie University
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consent, institutional review boards, pediatric neuroimaging, regulation of research, research ethics, therapeutic misconception

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Pre-Mortem Transplantation Optimizing Interventions: The Legal Status of Consent

55(7) Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 458
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Jocelyn Downie, Chantelle Rajotte and Alison Shea
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and QEII Health Sciences Centre
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transplant, consent, pre-mortem transplantation optimizing interventions

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Promises and Perils of Cognitive Performance Tools: A Dialogue

Technology, Vol. 11, p. 9, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Erik Viirre, Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Cognitive Science, Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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cognition, neurotechnology, cognitive performance tools, ethics

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Brain Death and Brain Life: Rethinking the Connection

4(3) Bioethics 216, 1990
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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brain life, brain death, human being, embryo

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Prosecutorial Discretion in Assisted Dying in Canada: A Proposal for Charging Guidelines

McGill Journal of Law and Health, 6(2), pp. 113-172, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jul 2016
Jocelyn Downie and Ben White
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law
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Voluntary euthanasia, Assisted suicide, Prosecutorial discretion, Criminal prosecution, End of life decision making, Canada

66.

Pediatric Neuroimaging Ethics

16 Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 147, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer Marshall
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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neuroimaging, pediatrics, risks, ethics

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Confusion Worse Confounded: A Comment on 'Withdrawl of Clinical Trials Policy by Canadian Research Institute is a 'Lost Opportunity for Increased Transparency'

British Medical Journal, May 4, 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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clinical trials, policy, transparency, CIHR

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Genetic and Metabolic Screening of Newborns: Must Health Care Providers Seek Explicit Parental Consent?

9 Health Law Journal 62, 2001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Sheila M. Wildeman and Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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newborn screening, parental consent

69.

The Olivieri Case: Lessons for Australasia

2(2) Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 90
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie, Jon Thompson, Patricia Baird and Susan Dodds
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of Wollongong - School of English Literature, Philosophy and Languages
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Olivieri, Hospital for Sick Children, health research, clinical trial, research participant, risks, informed consent

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Egregious Inaction: Five Years after 'Of Life and Death'

(2000) 9(1) Health Law Review 13
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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euthanasia, assisted suicide, Of Life and Death

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Health Care Ethics Experts in Canadian Courts

9(3) Health Law Review 19
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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health care, expert witness, courts, ethics

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Safety First: Recognizing and Managing the Risks to Child Participants in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research

16(3) Accountability in Research 153
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Matthias Schmidt and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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bioethics, child, ethics, magnetic resonance imaging, research, safety, safety management

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light? A Critical Analysis of the Development of the Tri-Council Policy Statement

Canadian Journal of Law and Society, Volume 26, Number 1, 2011, pp. 159-176
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe and Jocelyn Downie
Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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A Comprehensive Analysis of MRI Research Risks: In Support of Full Disclosure

34 Can J Neurol Sci 11, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, St. Amant Centre, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and National Research Council of Canada
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magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, research, risks, disclosure, ethics, research ethics boards

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Next Up: A Proposal for Values-Based Law Reform on Unilateral Withholding and Withdrawal of Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2018
Jocelyn Downie, Lindy Willmott and Ben White
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law
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End of life decision-making, Withholding and withdrawing life sustaining treatment, Futility, Futile treatment, Adult guardianship law, Health law, Medical law

76.

Protecting Human Research Subjects: A Jurisdictional Analysis

2003 Health Law Journal 207
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Jennifer Llewellyn, Jocelyn Downie and Robert Holmes
Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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research involving humans, health, ethics, jurisdiction

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Problematic Principles: The CMA on Public/Private Health Care

Health Law Review Vol. 15:2 (2006)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie, Nuala Kenny and Chantelle Rajotte
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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Canadian Medical Association, access, health care, public, private

78.

Information/Consent/Authorization for Minors' Participation in Research

(1999) 8(2) Health Law Review 10
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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children, health research, consent, minor, ethics

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Canadian Parliament Must Act on Assisted Human Reproduction

BioNews 561, (2010)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Board of Directors, assisted human reproduction, resignation

80.

Dr. Cézanne and the Art of Re(Peat)Search: Competing Interests and Obligations in Clinical Research

17(2) Accountability in Research 85, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Robyn Bluhm, Jocelyn Downie and Jeff Nisker
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and University of Western Ontario - Applied Mathematics Department
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clinical research ethics, competing interests, conflicts of interest, research ethics, university–industry relations

81.

Professional Recommendations: Disclosing Facts and Values

27 Journal of Medical Ethics 20, 2001
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Jul 2013
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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professional-patient relations, informed consent, truth disclosure, ethics, medical

82.

Ethics Education for Canadian Medical Students

66(7) Academic Medicine 413, 1991
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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ethics, education, Canada, medical students, medical school

83.

An Alternative to Medical Assistance in Dying? The Legal Status of Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED)

Canadian Journal of Bioethics, Volume 1, Number 2, 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Vsed, MAiD, Stopping Eating

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Welcome to the Wild, Wild North: Conscientious Objection Policies Governing Canada's Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dental Professions

Bioethics, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 33-46, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Jacquelyn Shaw and Jocelyn Downie
Novel Tech Ethics and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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conscience, conscientious objection, moral conflict, conscientious refusal, religious belief, moral values, conflict of interest

85.

The Tale of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada: A Tragedy in Five Acts

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 25:2, 183-201, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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Assisted Human Reproduction, Canada, genesis, life, death

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Moving Forward with a Clear Conscience: A Model Conscientious Objection Policy for Canadian Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons

Health Law Review 21:3, 28-32, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie, Jacquelyn Shaw and Carolyn McLeod
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University and University of Western Ontario
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abortion rights

87.

Why the Government of Canada Won't Regulate Assisted Human Reproduction: A Modern Mystery

McGill Journal of Law and Health 9:1, 1-15, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie, Dave Snow and Françoise Baylis
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Novel Tech Ethics, Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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The Canadian Assisted Human Reproduction Act

88.

And Miles to Go Before I Sleep: The Future of End-of-Life Law and Policy in Canada

Dalhousie Law Journal, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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end of life, withholdiing and withdrawal, palliative sedation

89.

A Test for Freedom of Conscience under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Regulating and Litigating Conscientious Refusals in Health Care

(2017) 11:1 McGill JL & Health S1.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie and Françoise Baylis
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University
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The Legal Status of Deep and Continuous Palliative Sedation Without Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

McGill Journal of Law and Health, Vol.12, Issue 1, 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie and Richard Liu
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Corporate Model Risk, Wells Fargo Bank
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Palliative Sedation, Withholding, Withdrawal, MAiD, End of Life

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End‐Of‐Life Decision‐Making in Canada: The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on End‐Of‐Life Decision‐Making

Bioethics, Vol. 25, pp. 1-73, 2011
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utrecht University - University Medical Center (Utrecht), Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow - School of Law, University of Toronto - Dalla Lana School of Public Health and University of Montreal - Department of Philosophy
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Canada, Royal Society report, end‐of‐life, quality of life, assisted dying, palliative care, death

92.

Medical Certificates of Death: First Principles and Established Practices Provide Answers to New Questions

Canadian Medical Association Journal 188:1, 49-52, 2016
Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Jocelyn Downie and Kacie Oliver
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Medical certificates of death, physician-assisted death, voluntary euthanasia, medically assisted death

93.

Should Medical Assistance in Dying Be Extended to Incompetent Patients With Dementia? Research Protocol of a Survey Among Four Groups of Stakeholders From Quebec, Canada

JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Nov 13;6(11):e208. doi: 10.2196/resprot.8118.
Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Université de Sherbrooke, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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euthanasia; dementia; decisional incapacity; advance directive; attitude; survey; Canada

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Nurses’ Perspectives on Whether Medical Aid in Dying Should Be Accessible to Incompetent Patients With Dementia: Findings From a Survey Conducted in Quebec, Canada

Geriatric Nursing, 39(4):393-399, Jul - Aug 2018
Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Université de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Advance Directive; Decisional Incapacity; Dementia; Euthanasia; Legislation

95.

Withholding and Withdrawing Potentially Life-Sustaining Treatment: Who Should Decide?

Book chapter in Ian Freckelton and Kerry Petersen, Tensions and Traumas in Health Law (2017, Federation Press)
Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Ben White, Lindy Willmott, Eliana Close and Jocelyn Downie
Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine

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Medical futility, withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment, end of life decision-making

96.

Interpreting Canada's Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation

Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer A. Chandler
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Medical Assistance in Dying, Federal Legislation, C-14, Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, Canada

97.

The Canadian Agency for the Oversight of Research Involving Humans: A Reform Proposal

13 Accountability of Research 75, 2006
Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine

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research ethics, governance of research, research ethics boards (REBs), institutional research boards (IRBs)

98.

Unfinished Business: Ongoing Ethical Exceptionalism in the Oversight of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research in Canada

19 Accountability in Research 13, 2012
Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie
Dalhousie University and Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine

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ethics guidelines, governance, oversight, research ethics, stem cells

99.

When is it Permissable to Dismiss a Family Who Refuses Vaccinces? Legal, Ethical and Public Health Perspectives

(2007) 12(10) Paediatrics and Child Health, 843
Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and Dalhousie University

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Ethics, Health law, Patient dismissal, Public health, Vaccination

100.

Refusing Care as a Legal Pathway to Medical Assistance in Dying

Canadian Journal of Bioethics
Number of pages: 11
Jocelyn Downie and Matthew J Bowes
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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end of life, MAiD

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Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Research and the Minimal Risk Standard

IRB:Ethics and Human Research 33:5, 1-6
Number of pages: 6
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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MRI, risk

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 324
1.
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assisted dying, assisted suicide, voluntary euthanasia

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Carter v. Canada: What's Next for Physicians?

CMAJ 2015 Apr 21; 187(7) 481-2
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Jocelyn Downie
Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine
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assisted death, assisted dying, euthanasia, assisted suicide, law, Carter