Skip to content
  • Home / Monthly Archives: February 2014

Monthly Archives: February 2014

Belgium and Euthanasia for Children

The recent extension of Belgium’s euthanasia laws to include children has been widely reported and sent some ripples of concern through the community.  Underlying this is, however, a note of caution. In a recent piece in The Conversation the authors call for caution in considering the new laws and their implications.  They point out that […]

Posted in Ethics Law and Society, Health Law | Tagged |

Comments Off on Belgium and Euthanasia for Children

Book Review: Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights

John Witte, Jr, reviews Paul Babie and Neville Rochow (eds), Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights (University of Adelaide Press, 2012)  

Posted in Society, Law and Religion | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on Book Review: Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights

Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) conference

The annual AABHL conference is a wonderful opportunity to engage in inter-disciplinary discussion about health law and ethics.  The call for abstracts is now open: On behalf of the organising committee it is our pleasure to invite you to the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) conference in Perth from the 2nd-4th of […]

Posted in Ethics Law and Society, Health Law | Tagged |

Comments Off on Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) conference

The Importance of Understanding Brain Death

There have recently been some events that demonstrate the problems arising when brain death is misunderstood.  Legally and medically,  irreversable cessation of all functions of the brain means that a person is dead. This of course is simple to say but given that a patient is often on ‘life’ support when the diagnosis occurs, there […]

Posted in Ethics Law and Society, Health Law | Tagged |

Comments Off on The Importance of Understanding Brain Death
Adelaide Law School
Address

Ligertwood Building The University of Adelaide SA 5005

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 5063
Fax: +61 8 8313 4344