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Steve P Calandrillo
stevecal@u.washington.edu
LAW A 596
Seattle Campus

Topics in Law and Medicine

Class Description

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

Recommended preparation

Class Assignments and Grading

Final exam (take home 10 page paper), or Analytic Paper (30-35 subtantive research paper)


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
stevecal@u.washington.edu
Last Update by Steve P Calandrillo
Date: 03/15/2003