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    • 20571-01
    • Bioethics and Law
    • Latham
    • Mon 2:10 PM-4:00 PM
    • 2 or 3
    • -
    • limited enrollment
    • paper required

    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.

    Location: SLB - 111 (Mon)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 10120