Bernard Dickens

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

78 and 84 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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1.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Telemedicine and Robotics

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 94, pp. 73-78, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Telemedicine, Robotic surgery, Cross-border treatment, Legal liability across borders, Licensure across borders, Conflict of laws, Legal harmonization, Ethics across borders

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 66, pp. 55-61, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Reproductive technologies, In vitro fertilization, Surplus embryos, Multiple pregnancy, Selective reduction, Publicized success rates

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and 'Saviour Siblings'

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 88, pp. 91-96, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 552 (53,472)
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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Genetic diagnosis, Chromosomal abnormality, Genetic disease, Aneuploidy, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (UK), Saviour siblings

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Human Rights and Abortion Laws

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 65, pp. 81-87, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion, Prenatal life, Maternal mortality, Conscientious objection, Reproductive self-determination, Human rights

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Respecting Adolescents' Confidentiality and Reproductive and Sexual Choices

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 98, pp. 182-187, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Adolescent confidentiality, Confidentiality of adolescents, Human right to confidentiality, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Reproductive health confidentiality, Mature minors, Parental rights.

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Female Genital Cutting (Mutilation/Circumcision): Ethical and Legal Dimensions

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 79, pp. 281-287, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Mahmoud Fathalla
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Assiut University
Downloads 476 (64,500)
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Female circumcision, Female genital mutilation, Female genital cutting, Circumcision, Sexuality, Infibulation, Child abuse

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From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Justice

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 106, pp. 106-109, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Oct 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion rights, conscientious objection, contraception, Developments legal, reproductive health

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Conscientious Commitment to Women's Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 113, No. 2, pp. 163-166, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 May 2011
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 417 (75,693)
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Abortion, Contraception, Ectopic pregnancy, Emergency contraception, In vitro fertilization, Spontaneous miscarriage, Sterilization

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Unethical Female Stereotyping in Reproductive Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 109, pp. 255-258, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Rebecca J. Cook, Simone A. Cusack and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 410 (77,224)
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gender, stereotyping, abortion, non-discrimination, reproductive health, sexual health, healthcare, human rights

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Conscientious Objection and Professionalism

Expert Reviews in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 97-100, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Apr 2009
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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health care, health professionalism, conscientious objection, duty of referral, bioethics, health law

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Legal Protection and Limits of Conscientious Objection: When Conscientious Objection is Unethical

Medicine and Law, Vol. 28, pp. 337-347, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Oct 2009
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 392 (81,272)
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Conscientious objection, Contraception, Abortion, Conflict of Interest, Pharamacists

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Healthcare Responsibilities and Conscientious Objection

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, No. 104, pp. 249-252, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Monica Arango Olaya and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Center for Reproductive Rights and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion services, conscientious objection, duty to refer, hospitals' legal responsibilities, limits of conscientious objection, patients' rights, professional duties

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Sex Selection: Treating Different Cases Differently

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 90, pp. 171-177, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences - Peking Union Medical College
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Sex selection, Sex discrimination, Sperm sorting, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Abortion, Discrimination against girl children, Discrimination against women

Sex Selection: Treating Different Cases Differently

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 90, pp. 171-177, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences - Peking Union Medical College
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Sex selection, Sex discrimination, Sperm sorting, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Abortion, Discrimination against girl children, Discrimination against women

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Law and Ethics in Conflict Over Confidentiality?

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 70, pp. 385-391, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Confidentiality, Disclosure of confidential information, Legal confidentiality, Lawful disclosure of records, Record confidentiality, Disclosure of dangerousness, Ethics and confidentiality

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Reproductive Health and Public Health Ethics

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 75-79, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 28 May 2008
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Public health ethics, Reproductive health, Maternal mortality and morbidity, Ethics, Unsafe abortion, Contraception, Infertility

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Adolescents and Consent to Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 89, pp. 179-184, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Adolescence, Adolescents' consent, Consent from adolescents, Adolescents' evolving capacities, Mature minors, Emancipated minors, Assent and consent, Age of consent, Adolescents' confidentiality.

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Medically Assisted Death: Nancy B. V. Hotel-Dieu De Quebec

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 38, p. 1067, 1993
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Hymen Reconstruction: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 107, pp. 266-269, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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cosmetic surgery, discrimination, genital surgery, "honor" killing, hymen reconstruction, revirgination, virginity

Hymen Reconstruction: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 107, pp. 266-269, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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cosmetic surgery, discrimination, genital surgery, honor killing, hymen reconstruction, revirgination, virginity

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Reducing Stigma in Reproductive Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 125 (2014) 89–92
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 328 (99,641)
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Abortion stigma, Discrimination and stigma, HIV stigma, Infertility stigma, Professionalism and stigma, Service providers and stigma, Stigma

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Reproductive Health Services and the Law and Ethics of Conscientious Objection

Medicine and Law, Vol. 20, p. 283, 2001
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2009
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conscientious objection, physicians' conscientious objection, nurses' conscientious objection, medical students' conscientious objection, hospitals' conscientious objection, pharmacists' conscientious objection, religiously-based hospitals, employment discrimination, abortion, sterilization

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Human Rights Dynamics of Abortion Law Reform

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, pp. 1-59, 2003
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Multiple Pregnancy: Legal and Ethical Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, No, 103, pp. 270-274, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics of fetal reduction, Fetal reduction, Legal liability in multiple pregnancy, Multiple pregnancy, Single embryo transfer, Twin pregnancy, Wrongful birth

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The Scope and Limits of Conscientious Objection

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 71, pp. 71-77, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conscientious objection, Abortion objection, Sterilization objection, Nurses' conscientious objection, Pharmacists' conscientious objection, Religiously-based hospitals, Hospital conscientious objection, Employment non-discrimination

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Dimensions of Informed Consent to Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 85, pp. 309-314, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Informed consent, Negligence, Duty of care, Information, Duty to inform, Material information

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The Legal Status of In Vitro Embryos

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 111, pp. 91-94, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 299 (110,278)

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Biobanking, Embryos IVF Embryos, In-Vitro Fertilization, Legal Status of Embryos, Orphan Embryos, Property Interests in Embryos, Surplus Embryos

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Upholding Pregnant Women's Right to Life

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 117 (2012): 90-94
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Brazil, India, Maternal mortality, Near-miss maternal death, Paraguay, Right to life, Women's rights to life and equality

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Legal Developments in Assisted Reproduction

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 101, pp. 211-215, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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embryo transfer, surrogate motherhood, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, foreign assisted reproduction, consent to embryo transfer, child custody following surrogacy, counseling services abroad

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Human Rights to In Vitro Fertilization

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 123 (2013) 86–89
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Sep 2013
Program of Ethics and Public Policies in Human Reproduction, University of Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
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Conception, Costa Rica, In vitro fertilization, Infertility, human rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, fertilization

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Conflict of Interest: Legal and Ethical Aspects

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 92, pp. 192-197, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conflict of interest, Research conflicts, Fiduciary duty, Conflict of commitment, Self-interest, Disclosure of interest, Fee-splitting

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Emergency Contraception, Abortion and Evidence-Based Law

International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 93, pp. 191-197, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Joanna N. Erdman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
Downloads 263 (126,328)

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Evidence-based law, Emergency contraception, Abortion, Expert witnesses, Levonorgestrel, Miscarriage, Legal interpretation

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Prenatal Management of Anencephaly

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 102, pp. 304-308, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion, anencephaly, induced birth, late-term abortion, lawful abortion, maternal health, termination of pregnancy

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Voluntary and Involuntary Sterilization: Denials and Abuses of Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 68, pp. 61-67, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Voluntary sterilization, Involuntary sterilization, Criminal law, Free and informed consent, Professional guidelines, Coercion, Inducement

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Human Rights to Safe Motherhood

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 76, pp. 225-231, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights, Women's human rights, Safe motherhood, Unsafe motherhood, Inter-Agency Group for Safe Motherhood, Maternal mortality, Maternal morbidity, Right to life, Non-discrimination

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Achieving Transparency in Implementing Abortion Laws

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 157-161, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 224 (148,200)

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reproductive health, abortion, termination of pregnancy, law, ethics, transparency, rights

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Types of Consent in Reproductive Health Care

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 128 (2015) 181-184
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Consent, Evidence of consent, Free consent, Implied consent, Informed consent, Presumed consent, Unlawful consent

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Ethical and Legal Approaches to 'the Fetal Patient'

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 83, pp. 85-91, 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 221 (150,141)
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Fetal patient, Fetal interests, Fetal Surgery, Human rights, Abortion rights, Conflict of interest, Human beings, Persons

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Human Rights and Hiv-Positive Women

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 77, pp. 55-63, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights and HIV/AIDS, Non-discrimination and HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS patients' rights, Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS, Breastfeeding and HIV/AIDS, National responses to HIV/AIDS, International responses to HIV/AIDS, Medical responses to HIV/AIDS

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Obstetric Fistula: The Challenge to Human Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 87, pp. 72-77, 2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Fistula, Obstetric fistula, Human Rights, Women's human rights

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Recognizing Adolescents' 'Evolving Capacities' to Exercise Choice in Reproductive Healthcare

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 70, pp. 13-21, 2000
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 191 (171,887)
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Adolescent reproductive health, Adolescents' evolving capacities, Human rights of children, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Parentalism, Paternalism, Sexuality education

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies - Introduction

Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series, University of Pennsylvania Press, pages 1-10, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion law, abortion, termination of pregnancy, jurisprudence, human rights

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Caring for Victims of Sexual Abuse

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 91, pp. 194-199, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Shyam Thapa
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Family Health International
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Sexual abuse, Rape, Violence against women, Abuse of adolescents, Assault, Forensic evidence, Medico-legal care

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Assisted Reproduction Developments in the Islamic World

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 74, pp. 187-193, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Gamal I. Serour
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research
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Assisted reproduction, Access to services, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Follicular maturation, Embryo implantation following husband's death, Postmenopausal pregnancy, Uterine transplantation, Gene therapy, Reproductive cloning, Stem cell research.

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Review of Forty Years of Murder, by Keith Simpson

Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 23, p. 125, 1980
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Legal and Ethical Issues in Fetal Surgery

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 115, pp. 80-83, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Fetal Interests, Fetal Surgery, Myelomeningocele, Research, Spina Bifida, State Interest in Fetal Life, Time of Birth

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Ethics in Medical Information and Advertising

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 85, pp. 195-200, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Gamal I. Serour and Bernard Dickens
Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Advertising, Professional advertising, Commercial advertising, Conflict of interest, Research publication, Direct-to-Consumer advertising, Newsmedia reporting

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Medical Errors: Legal and Ethical Responses

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 81, pp. 109-114, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Error, Medical error, Clinical judgment, Negligence, Non-negligent error, Iatrogenic injury, Disclosure of error

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Ethical and Legal Aspects of Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 124(2) (February 2014): 181-184
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jan 2014
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Cell-free fetal DNA testing, Ethics of fetal testing, Fetal genetic diagnosis, Genetic counseling, Noninvasive fetal testing, Termination of pregnancy, Whole-genome sequencing

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Ectopic Pregnancy and Emergency Care: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 82, No. 1, pp. 121-126, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens, Rebecca J. Cook and Anibal Faùndes
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
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Ectopic pregnancy, Tubal pregnancy, Pregnancy, Emergency care, Methotrexate, Laparotomy, Salpingectomy, Laparoscopy

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Ethics, Justice and Women's Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 64, pp. 81-85, 1999
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics, Law, Duty of care, Women's health

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A New Surgical Technique for Hymenoplasty: A Solution, But for Which Problem?

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 130.1(July 2015): 1-2
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Dorothy Shaw and Bernard Dickens
University of British Columbia (UBC), Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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hymenoplasty, virginity, genital surgery

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies - (Introduction) (El aborto en el derecho transnacional: Casos y controversias: Introducción)

Spanish: (Mexico: CIDE/FCE, 2016), pp. 15-24; English: (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), pp. 1-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion law, abortion, termination of pregnancy, jurisprudence, human rights, el aborto, interrupción del embarazo,jurisprudencia, derechos humanos

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Dilemmas in Intimate Partner Violence

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Vol. 106, pp. 72-75, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Oct 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Domestic violence, intimate partner violence, pregnant victims of violence, spousal violence, violence against women, violence during pregnancy, wife beating

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Safe Abortion: Who Technical and Policy Guidance

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 86, pp. 79-84, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Mihai Horga
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abortion, Safe abortion, Unsafe abortion, Manual vacuum aspiration, Dilation and curettage, Dilation and evacuation, Contraception

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Ethical Misconduct by Abuse of Conscientious Objection Laws

Medicine and Law, Vol. 25, pp. 513-522, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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conscientious objection, ethics, ethical misconduct, duty to refer, civil disobedience, professional ethics

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Patients' Refusal of Recommended Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 131 (2015) 105-108
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Capacity for treatment decisions, Children's and adolescents' consent, Consent to treatment, Guardians’ decisions for dependents, Informed consent/refusal, Pregnant women’s treatment decisions, Refusal of recommended treatment

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Acquiring Human Embryos for Stem-Cell Research

U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 976482
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Use and Disposal of Stored Embryos

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 134 (2016) 114–117
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Cryopreserved Embryos, Donation of Human Embryos, Embryo Storage and Use, In Vitro Fertilization, Research on Human Embryos, Status of Human Embryos, Warnock Committee

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Special Commentary on the Issue of Reinfibulation

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 109, pp. 97-99, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 121 (250,670)
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Ethics, female genital mutilation/cutting, human rights, infibulation, medicalization, reinfibulation

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International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Guidelines for the Conduct of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research (December 2006)

Medicine & Law, Vol. 27, p. 179, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Embryonic stem cell research, biobanking, stem cell research oversight (SCRO), stern cell line derivation, totipotent stem cells, pluripotent stem cells, human embryonic stem cells

60.

Legal and Ethical Issues of Uterus Transplantation

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 133.1(2016): 125-128.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Altruistic uterus donation, Brain death, Cadaveric uterus donation, Ethics in uterus donation, Legality of uterus donation, Organ transplantation, Uterus donation

61.

The Legal Status of Emergency Contraception

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 75, pp. 185-191, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of the Orange Free State and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Contraception, Emergency contraception, Fertilization, Contragestion, 'Morning after' contraception, Conception, Post-coital contraception, Levonorgestrel

62.

Research Ethics and HIV/AIDS

Medicine and Law, Vol. 16, p. 187, 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Introduction of Reversible Sterilization

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 1-3, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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ethics, intertemporal, sterilization, treatment without consent, healthcare consent, reversible sterilization

64.

Challenges of Ethical Research in Resource-Poor Settings

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 80, pp. 79-86, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics, Bioethics, Research ethics, Research ethics review committees, Developing countries, Consent, Subjects of research, Placebo-controlled research

65.

The Management of Severely Malformed Newborn Infants: The Case of Conjoined Twins

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 73, pp. 69-75, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conjoined twins, 'Siamese' twins, Court-approved surgery, Parental powers, Parental consent, Separation of conjoined twins, Twin births, Malformed infants

66.

Legal Duties to Respect Abortion Choices

Medicine and Law, Vol. 22, No. 4, p. 693, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion, conscientious objection, religious freedom, hospital corporations, clinic corporations, medical training

67.

The Figo Study Group on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 67, pp. 55-61, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights, Reproductive rights, Sex discrimination, Gender discrimination, Race discrimination, FIGO study group on women's sexual and reproductive rights

68.

The Legal Effects of Fetal Monitoring Guidelines

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 108, pp. 170-173, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Judgment, Fetal Monitoring Guidelines, Guidelines, Legal Evidence, Perinatal Mortality, Refusal of Advice

69.

Zika Virus Infection in Brazil and Human Rights Obligations

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 136(1), p. 105-110, Jan 2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Institute of Bioethics, Human Rights and Gender, University of Brasilia (UnB)Anis, Brazil, Anis Institute of Bioethics, IPAS USA, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Children's Rights, Congenital Zika Syndrome, Disability Rights, Human Rights, Public Health, Women's Rights, Zika Infection

70.

Interactions of Law and Ethics Affecting Reproductive Choice

Medicine and Law, Vol. 24, pp. 549-559, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion, sterilization, court-ordered caesarian delivery, reproductive health, human rights, unsafe abortion, contraceptive sterilization, involuntary sterilization, integration of law and ethics, unsafe motherhood

71.

Management of Intersex Newborns: Legal and Ethical Developments

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 143.2 ( Nov. 2018): 255–259
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Oct 2018
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Birth certification, Gender/sex contrast, Hermaphroditism, Intersex newborns, Newborns, Sex/gender contrast, Transexuality

72.

Human Research Beyond the Medical Model: Legal and Ethical Issues

Medicine and Law, Vol. 16, p. 687, 1997
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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A Competency Clinic for the Elderly at Baycrest Centre

Advocates' Quarterly, Vol. 10, p. 23, 1988
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Aug 2008
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Child Abuse and Criminal Process: Dilemmas in Punishment and Protection

Medicine and Law, Vol. 1, pp. 85-99, 1982
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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child abuse, criminal law, civil procedure, punishment, protection

75.

Securing the Future of Genetic Enhancement: A Review Essay of 'Humanity Enhanced', by Russell Blackford

Population and Development Review 41(1) (March 2015): 151-68.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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genetics, biotechnology, eugenics, bioethics

76.

Patient Care and the Health-Impaired Practitioner

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 78, pp. 171-177, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Impaired healthcare practitioners, HIV-positive physicians, HIV-positive healthcare staff, Practitioner-to-patient infection, Vicarious legal liability of health facilities, Legal liability of health facilities, Hospital legal liability, Health facility legal liability

77.

Post-Abortion Care: Ethical and Legal Duties

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2019; 147: 273–278
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion, Conscientious objection, Induced abortion, Lawful abortion, Post-abortion care, Spontaneous abortion, State responsibility

78.

Review of Sexual Science and the Law

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 19, p. 465, 1993
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Distinguishing Public Health Activities from Public Health Research: A Discussion Paper on Public Ethics Oversight

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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public health practice, public health research, research ethics committees, ethics review

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Reproductive Health and Legal Duties of Medical Confidentiality

Medicine and Law, Vol. 18, pp. 217-223, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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health care, confidentiality, legal duty

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Introduction – Legal and Ethical Challenges in Reproductive Health

Medicine and Law, Vol. 18, pp. 155-166, 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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'Paid Surrogacy Abroad Does Not Violate Public Policy: UK Supreme Court'

Intermational Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics 2020; 150: 129–133
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Commercial surrogacy; Law reform; Public policy; Surrogate motherhood; UK law reform; UK Supreme Court; Whittington Hospital case

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A Tool for Teaching and Scholarship: A Review of Lawrence Gostin's Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 30, No. 2
Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 64
1.

Qué Implicaciones Legales Tiene Tratar a los Embriones Como Personas Nacidas? (The Legal Implications of Treating Embryos as Born Persons)

Debate Feminista, Vol. 22, No. 43, pp. 169-175, Abril 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Embriones, Derechos

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Avoiding Plagiarism: The Assurance of Original Publication

American Journal of Public Health, vol. 101, no. 6, pp. 969
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Bernard Dickens, Sofia Gruskin and Daniel Tarantola
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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plagiarism, publish, originality