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Medical Law Instant Bibliography

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Ashworth. A & van Zyl Smit. D 'Disproportionate Sentences as Human Rights Violations' (2004) 67 MLR 541

Finnis. J. M 'Bland: Crossing the Rubicon?' (1993) 109 LQR 329

Glover. J 'Causing Death & Saving Lives' Penguin (1977)

'Halsbury's Laws of England' Lexis Nexis, Butterworths (2007)

Horder. J 'On the Irrelevance of Motive in Criminal Law' in J. Horder (ed.), Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence, 4th series OUP (2000)

Humber. S 'Patient Confidentiality - Breach of Confidence' (2001) 4 JPIL 432

Kennedy. I & Grubb. A 'Medical Law: Text & Materials' 3rd edn, Butterworths (2000)

Knight. S 'Baby Charlotte Wins Reprieve on her Second Birthday' Times Online (21/10/05)

Lord Irvine of Lairg 'The Patient, the Doctor, their Lawyers & the Judge: Rights & Duties' (1999) 7 MLR 255

Mason. J. K & Laurie. G. T 'Mason & McCall Smith: Law & Medical Ethics' 7th Ed OUP (2005)

Mason. J. K & Laurie. G. T 'The Management of the Persistent Vegetative State in the British Isles' (1996) 4 JR 263

McGee. A 'Double Effect in the Criminal Code (Qld)' (2004) 4(1) QUTL & JJ 46

Mind 'Legal Briefing: Fitness to Drive' (2006) (

Purdy. L. M 'Genetics & Reproductive Risk: Can Having Children be Immoral?' in H. Kuhse & P. Singer, (eds.), Bioethics: An Anthology (Blackwell 1997)

Wicks. E 'The Right To Refuse Medical Treatment Under The European Convention On Human Rights' (2001) 9 MLR 17

Williams. G 'Textbook of Criminal Law' 2nd Edition, Sweet & Maxwell (1983)

Wingfield. K, Ormond-Walshe. S & Ray. S 'Risks in the Advancement of Medicine' (2002) 152 NLJ 325

'Withholding or Withdrawing Life Saving Treatment in Children: A Framework for Practice' RCOP (1997 - later revised in May 2004)