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Contents Contributors xv Table of Cases 000 Table of Legislation 000 1. An Ill-Suited and Inappropriate Union? Exploring the Relationship Between the Criminal Justice System and Health Care 1 Suzanne Ost and Charles A. Erin 2. Criminalizing Medical Malpractice 15 Margaret Brazier and Neil Allen 3. Medical Manslaughter: The Rise (and Replacement) of a Contested Crime? 29 Oliver Quick 4. Medical or Managerial Manslaughter? 49 Neil Allen 5. When Are Errors a Crime?-Lessons from New Zealand 67 Alan Forbes Merry 6. Euthanasia and the Defence of Necessity: Advocating a More Appropriate Legal Response 99 Suzanne Ost 7. Criminal Law is the Problem, Not the Solution 119 John Griffiths 8. Lessons in Legal and Judicial Ethics from Schiavo: The Special Responsibilities of Lawyers and Judges in Cases Involving Persons with Severe Cognitive Disabilities 137 Robert A. Destro 9. Medical Treatment at the End of Life-A British Doctor's Perspective 165 Michael Wilks 10. Dignity: The Difference Between Abortion and Neonaticide for Severe Disability 175 Stephen W. Smith 11. Terminating Life and Human Rights: The Fetus and the Neonate 189 Elizabeth Wicks 12. Non-treatment of Severely Disabled Newborns and Criminal Liability Under Spanish Law 207 Sergio Romeo-Malanda 13. Should We Criminalize HIV Transmission? 225 Rebecca Bennett 14. The Rightful Domain of the Criminal Law 237 Charles A. Erin 15. Medicalizing Crime-Criminalizing Health? The Role of Law 257 Jonathan Montgomery
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medical personnel -- Malpractice.
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Medical laws and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Criminal justice, Administration of.