Regulating Consent to Organ and Embryo Donation: The Legal Dimensions of the Problem
Bioethical Inquiry, 9:49 (2012)
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 Last revised: 31 Aug 2012
Date Written: August 20, 2012
As rational adults, we are free to elect what is (or is not) done to our bodies. However, this strong freedom does not extend to the borders of life. Control over the uses of our biological material is constrained and uncertain at law. Our article examines the legal condition of embryos and organs: how law conceptualises them and regulates their uses.
Keywords: Medical law, Embryo donation, Organ donation
JEL Classification: K32, K30
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