LMU Bioethics Institute Short Course in Clinical Ethics

David C. Blake, PhD, JD – February 19, 2019

Legal Decision-Making in Clinical Care

February 19 Recommended Readings (Click on the title below to open PDF):

Daniel Callahan, “Escaping Legalism: Is It Possible”; The Hastings Center Report; Vol. 26, No.6 (Nov – Dec 1996); pp. 34-35.

Alexander Morgan Capron, “Morality and the State, Law and Legalism”; The Hastings Center Report; Vol. 26, No.6 (Nov – Dec 1996); pp. 35-37.

Carl E. Schneider, “Moral Discourse, Bioethics, and the Law”; The Hastings Center Report; Vol. 26, No.6 (Nov – Dec 1996); pp. 37-39.

Gilbert Meilaender, “Less Law? Or Different Law”; The Hastings Center Report; Vol. 26, No.6 (Nov – Dec 1996); pp. 39-40.

Charity Scott, “Why law pervades medicine: An essay on ethics in health care”; 14 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, & Public Policy 245 (2000).

Carl E. Schneider, “Rethinking health law: Article and Essay: After Autonomy”; 41 Wake Forest Law Review 441 (2006).

Supreme Court of New Jersey, "In The Matter of Karen Quinlan, an Alleged Incompetent."

Supreme Court of California, "Cobbs v. Grant."

February 19 Supplemental Readings (Please find these readings on your own):

The Patient’s (Federal) Constitutional Rights and Physician’s Constitutional Duties:

        Griswald v. Connecticut; 381 U.S. 479; 85 S. Ct. 1678; 14 L. Ed. 2d 510 (1965).

        Eisenstadt v. Baird; 405 U.S. 438; 92 S. Ct. 1029; 31 L. Ed. 2d 349 (1972).

        Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health; 497 U.S. 261; 110 S. Ct. 2841; 111 L. Ed. 2d 224 (1990).

 

        Washington v. Glucksberg; 521 U.S. 702; 117 S. Ct. 2258; 117 S. Ct. 2302; 138 L. Ed. 2d 772 (1997).

 

The Patient’s Common Law Rights and Physician’s Common Law Duties:

 

         Cobbs v. Grant; 8 Cal. 3d 229; 502 P.2d 1; 104 Cal. Rptr. 505 (1972).

 

         In Re Quinlan; 70 N.J. 10; 355 A.2d 64 (1976).

         Superintendent of Belchertown State School v. Saikewicz; 373 Mass. 728; 370 N.E. 417 (1977).

 

         Truman v. Thomas; 27 Cal. 3d 285; 611 P.2d 905 Cal. Rptr. 308 (1980). Bouvia v. Superior Court; 179 Cal. App. 3rd 1127; 225 Cal. Rptr. 297          (1986).

 

         Moore v. Regents of University of California; 51 Cal. 3d 120; 271 Cal. Rptr. 146; 793 P.2d 479 (1990).

Additional Documents:

        Class Slide Show

       A Supplement and Companion to Workshop Slides (Summaries and Clarifications)

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