Steve P Calandrillo
LAW A 596
This course deals with controversial issues arising from the interface between law and medicine, including: the crisis in healthcare economics, informed consent law, the right to die/assisted suicide, the right to treatment, and the law of medical malpractice. Class discussions will be devoted to the legal, ethical and social implications of those issues and how the law can be of constructive use in clarifying the debates and solving the problems presented.
Discussion and analysis of law & medicine cases and articles
Class Assignments and Grading
Final exam (take home 10 page paper), or Analytic Paper (30-35 subtantive research paper)