Bioethics and Law (20571). 2 or 3 units. Participants in this seminar will discuss the regulation by the federal government and, more importantly, by the states, of a number of current issues in biomedical ethics. Topics to be discussed include end-or-life care and aid-in-dying; abortion, assisted reproduction and related family-law issues; experimentation on human subjects and on human tissues; organ recruitment, donation and transplantation; and issues relating to informed consent and privacy. We will take brief comparative looks at other countries' regulations in some areas. Students will earn 2 units for a twenty-page paper, 3 units for a longer paper. Paper required. Enrollment limited to twenty. S. Latham.