76070 Biomedical Law and Bioethics6cp
Requisite(s): ((70120 Legal Method and Research OR 70102 Foundations of Law)) OR ((94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR (70106 Principles of Public International Law AND 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 78146 Dilemmas in Biomedical Law AND 78147 Dilemmas in Biomedical Law
This subject analyses the effectiveness of law in regulating new medical developments. The subject examines the impact that emerging biomedical technologies have on society and explores legal solutions that deal with the challenges presented by such technologies. A diverse and wide range of biomedical issues are considered, such as genes, cloning, euthanasia, medical experimentation and research, reproductive technology and surrogacy.
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