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Law of Assisted Reproduction


ISBN13: 9781847666956
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £95.00



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The Law of Assisted Reproductionexamines the impact of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (HFEA 2008) and the controversial issues surrounding it from legal, ethical, moral, social and medical points of view.

It focuses on the changes brought about by the HFEA 2008; examines its successes and failures and endeavours to compare stem cell research in Europe and the USA. This book also evaluates the accessibility of UK fertility treatments, embryo sex selection and birth certificate names.

The law of Assisted Reproduction takes into account relevant cases, legislation and reports to help you understand the complexities surrounding the subject. As such, it covers:-

  • HFEA 2008 and HFEA 1990
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • Abortion Act 1967
  • The Warnock Report
  • Evans v Amicus Healthcare
  • Olivier Brustle v Greenpeace eV
This is an essential title for practitioners in medical/healthcare law and ethics, as well as national and international law libraries and students.

Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Introduction
PART 1 Human Admixed Embryos: New Eden or Manufactured Humanity?: Frankenstein Humanity - Promethean Hubris?
House of Lords Debate
House of Commons Debates

PART 2 Saviour Siblings - Commodifying Life?: Saviour Siblings
Ethical Issues
House of Lords Debates
House of Commons Debates
New Beginnings - New Law?

PART 3 Welfare of the Child versus the Wishes or Whims of the Parents: Welfare of the Child in 2012
The Common Law Response: Case Law on the 'Welfare of the Child' and Suitability of Parents
House of Commons Debates
House of Lords Debates

PART 4 The Case for Abortion Reform: The Abortion Controversy

PART 5 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 - The New Order of Parents: The Birth of the New Parenthood Regime
Naming but not Shaming?

PART 6 The Impact of Human Rights: Human Rights and Reproductive Medicine
ECHR Square Pegs in Common Law Round Holes

PART 7 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority - Fit for Purpose in 2012?: Warnock: The Ethical Compass
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 - the Birth of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
Changes to the HFEA following the 2008 Act
PART 8 The Lottery of Certain Lives: The Lottery of Accessing Assisted Reproduction

PART 9 Randomness Rejected?: Sex Selection under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

PART 10 In Search of the Best Ethical Compass: The Role of Parliament: Our Ethical Compass
The View of the House of Lords
The Case for an Alternative Ethical Forum
Stem Cell Research in the United States: the Ethical Civil War Battlelines Redrawn?
European Union and Research on Embryonic Stem Cells - the Door Closes?
Conclusion.