Life expectancy has dramatically increased in industrialised countries, meaning that euthanasia is now a subject that both a very protected and a sensitive.
Guyanne Saul talks about the area of law, clinical negligence. Discussing what it is, how you get into this area of Law and finally the rewards that come with working in this sector.
Tessa Craythorne discusses medical negligence in detail, including an explanation of what it is and any difficulties with proving it.
Raluca Rosu provides an overview of the debate surrounding 'saviour siblings' and how the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and courts have dealt with such cases
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Amy Wills explains the facts behind the recent case of a 36 year old man who was the subject of a court ordered sterilisation – a legal first.
Amy Wills explains the details of the judgment in the recent case of Tony Nicklinson and the right to die for those with degenerative illnesses, and considers what is next for the parties involved.
Fiona Todd examines the legal status of the human body and considers whether the 'no property' rule is appropriate to the rapidly developing environment of modern science and medicine.
Zaakirah Amodine discusses the concept of the right of confidentiality in the NHS and the circumstances in which exception can be granted, in addition to asking whether the right can ever be fully implemented and protected sufficiently.