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Bio-Medical Ethics - LAW950
2 Credits

This seminar addresses the legal, philosophical, and social issues associated with the delivery of health care—in particular, the effects of recent technological advances. Topics of discussion include the right to refuse treatment, the rights of incompetents and mental patients, medical research and experimentation, genetic engineering, surrogacy, and allocation of medical resources. (No prerequisite. Satisfies Perspective Requirement.)