Course Details

Bioethics and the Law

This seminar will explore the complex relationship between the law and bioethics. Topics to be discussed include: abortion, physician assisted suicide, involuntary medical treatment, public health paternalism, obesity regulation, baby sales and surrogacy contracts, prostitution, organ sales, transplantation ethics, stem cell and fetal tissue research, and global health ethics Students will write three 8-10 page papers over the course of the semester. Students will be evaluated based on class participation (25%) and their papers (75%). There are no prerequisites. This class meets the Research Writing Requirement

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 694
Additional Course Information: Research Writing


Course History

Fall 2018
Title: Bioethics and the Law
Faculty: Player, Candice (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 20

Spring 2018
Title: Bioethics and the Law
Faculty: Player, Candice (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 21

Spring 2017
Title: Bioethics and the Law
Faculty: Player, Candice (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 12

Fall 2015
Title: Bioethics and the Law
Faculty: Player, Candice (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 19