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    Healthcare Research Ethics and Law: Regulation, Review and Responsibility.Hazel Biggs - 2009 - Routledge-Cavendish.
    The book explores and explains the relationship between law and ethics in the context of medically related research in order to provide a practical guide to understanding for members of research ethics committees (RECs), professionals involved with medical research and those with an academic interest in the subject.
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    Competent Minors and Health-Care Research: Autonomy Does Not Rule, Okay?Hazel Biggs - 2009 - Clinical Ethics 4 (4):176-180.
    A dearth of clinical research involving children has resulted in off-licence and sometimes inappropriate medications being prescribed to the paediatric population. In this environment, recent years have seen the introduction of a raft of regulation aimed at increasing the involvement of children in clinical trials research and generating evidence-based medicinal preparations for their use. However, this regulation pays scant attention to the autonomy of competent minors. In particular, it makes no provision for the ability of competent minors to consent to (...)
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  3. Euthanasia, Death with Dignity and the Law.Hazel Biggs - 2001 - Hart Publishing.
    Machine generated contents note: Table of Cases xi -- Table of legislation xv -- Introduction: Medicine Men, Outlaws and Voluntary Euthanasia 1 -- 1. To Kill or not to Kill; is that the Euthanasia Question? 9 -- Introduction-Why Euthanasia? 9 -- Dead or alive? 16 -- Euthanasia as Homicide 25 -- Euthanasia as Death with Dignity 29 -- 2. Euthanasia and Clinically assisted Death: from Caring to Killing? 35 -- Introduction 35 -- The Indefinite Continuation of Palliative Treatment 38 -- (...)
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  4. Designer Babies: Where Should We Draw the Line?H. Biggs - 2004 - Journal of Medical Ethics 30 (6):e5-e5.
    Designer babies are often presented in the popular media as a kind of apocalyptical spectre of things to come in a brave new world where reproduction is the province of white coated scientists and potential parents in pursuit of trophy children. In this realm physical, intellectual, and social perfection is sought through the manipulation of genes and selection of favoured traits and attributes to the detriment of individuals who cannot compete and of society more generally through the loss of natural (...)
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    A Pretty Fine Line: Life, Death, Autonomy and Letting It B. [REVIEW]Hazel Biggs - 2003 - Feminist Legal Studies 11 (3):291-301.
    The cases of Diane Pretty and Ms B. raise crucial issues about decision-making and autonomy at the end of life. Ms B. was permitted her wish to die rather than live permanently dependent upon a ventilator because her case was constructed as one about withholding consent to medical treatment, which every adult with capacity has a right to do. Mrs Pretty, however, sought active intervention to end her life. Requiring assistance to die, and claiming that this was her human right, (...)
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    Madonna Minus Child. Or — Wanted: Dead or Alive! The Right to Have a Dead Partner’s Child.Hazel Biggs - 1997 - Feminist Legal Studies 5 (2):225-234.
  7. Jose Van Dyck, Manufacturing Babies and Public Consent: Debating the New Reproductive Technologies.H. Biggs - 1996 - Feminist Legal Studies 4:245-249.
     
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  8. Michael Crichton, Disclosure.H. Biggs - 1995 - Feminist Legal Studies 3:124-126.
     
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  9. The Elephant in South Africa: History and Distribution.J. Carruthers, A. Boshoff, R. Slotow, H. C. Biggs, G. Avery, W. Matthews, R. J. Scholes & K. G. Mennell - 2008 - In R. J. Scholes & K. G. Mennell (eds.), Elephant Management: A Scientific Assessment for South Africa. Wits University Press.
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    Legitimate Compassion or Compassionate Legitimation? Reflections on the Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide.Hazel Biggs - 2011 - Feminist Legal Studies 19 (1):83-91.
    This commentary explores the background to, and implications of, the recently published Director of Public Prosecutions guidelines for prosecutors in respect of cases of encouraging or assisting suicide. It considers the extent of the provisions and questions the legitimacy of their focus on the compassionate motivation of the assistant, and the apparent prohibition on healthcare professionals providing such help. It concludes by suggesting that a permissive change in the law would provide better safeguards for those who seek assisted dying.
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    End of Life Decision Making, Policy and the Criminal Justice System: Untrained Carers Assuming Responsibility (UCARes) and Their Uncertain Legal Liabilities.Robin Mackenzie & H. Biggs - 2006 - Genomics, Society and Policy 2 (1):118-128.
    This article will explore some previously unrecognised legal and ethical issues associated with informal care-giving and criminal justice in the context of end of life decision-making. It was prompted by a recent case in Leeds Crown Court, which raises important issues for the people who care for their loved ones at home and for the criminal justice system more generally. Government figures estimate that over 5.2 million Britons are responsible for the care of relatives or loved ones. In order to (...)
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    In Whose Best Interests: Who Knows?Hazel Biggs - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (2):90-93.
    Leslie Burke challenged the GMC guidelines on withholding and withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration because he wanted to ensure that food and fluids were not withdrawn from him at a time when he might still be cognisant. This article reviews the case and the judgments at first instance and in the Court of Appeal. In the interests of patient autonomy it argues that the patient is best placed to decide what is in her or his best interests and that the (...)
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    Reproductive Autonomy and Regulation: Challenges to Feminism: Shelley Day Sclater, Fatemeh Ebtehaj, Emily Jackson and Martin Richards , Regulating Autonomy: Sex, Reproduction and Family. Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2009, Xiv + 267 Pp, Price £35 , ISBN: 9781841139463 Naomi R. Cahn, Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation. New York University Press, New York, 2009, Viii + 295 Pp, Price $US30 , ISBN: 9780814716823. [REVIEW]Hazel Biggs - 2010 - Feminist Legal Studies 18 (3):299-308.
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    Speaking for the Dead – Life in Perpetuity.Hazel Biggs - 2002 - Res Publica 8 (1):93-104.
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    Book Review: S. Wilkinson, Bodies for Sale: Ethics and Exploitation in the Human Body Trade. Routledge, 2003, 264 Pp., £17.99, ISBN 0-203-48072-4. [REVIEW]Hazel Biggs - 2005 - Feminist Legal Studies 13 (2):263-264.
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    Gendered Readings of Obligations: Social Lore or Strict Legal Forms? [REVIEW]Hazel Biggs & Robin Mackenzie - 2000 - Feminist Legal Studies 8 (1):1-4.
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    Editorial.Hazel Biggs & Sue Millns - 2001 - Feminist Legal Studies 9 (2):171-172.
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    Children and Health-Care Research: Best Treatment, Best Interests and Best Practice.Hazel Biggs - 2011 - Clinical Ethics 6 (1):15-19.
    In order for children to receive the best possible medical treatment, it is essential that research is conducted to discover safe and effective interventions and dosages. This article focuses on the legal and ethical implications of recruiting into health-care research minors who are not competent to consent. It considers the role played by best interests in obtaining valid parental consent for the participation of children in research, both at common law and under the Regulations that govern clinical trials of medicinal (...)
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    Kay, FM, 169 Keywood, K., 319 Kingdom, E., 5.A. Barnett, A. Barron, A. Belcher, H. Biggs, J. Brockman, J. Dagley, K. Diesfeld, M. Drakopoulou, R. MacKenzie & G. Monti - 2000 - Feminist Legal Studies 8 (379).
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    Book-Review: Morris, A. And Nott, S. , Well Women: The Gendered Nature of Health Care Provision. Ashgate, 2002, 182 Pp., £47.50, ISBN: 1-84014-720-2. [REVIEW]Hazel Biggs - 2004 - Feminist Legal Studies 12 (2):245-249.