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Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Faculty of Law

Justifications, Evidence and Public Health Laws

Justifications, Evidence and Public Health Laws: Case studies of standardised tobacco packaging and minimum pricing of alcohol Public initiatives to promote wider health benefits can have a significant economic impact on powerful corporations. Standardised tobacco packaging, alcohol pricing, and...

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Realising Genomic Medicine

Realising Genomic Medicine: Intellectual Property Issues Genomic medicine is an emerging discipline that involves using genetic information about a patient as part of their clinical care. Since the sequencing of the human genome, a key goal has been to make genomic medicine an everyday reality...

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Contemporary Legal Issues in Organ Transplantation

Contemporary Legal Issues in Organ Transplantation This project is an initiative of the Faculty of Law, the Clinical School and the Cambridge Transplant Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The project is led by Dr Matt Dyson, Dr Kathy Liddell (Faculty of Law) and Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (transplant...

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The Legal Status of Transsexual and Transgender Persons

The need to allow a change of legal sex/gender in certain cases is no longer disputed in most jurisdictions, and for European countries, there is no question as to whether such a change should be allowed after the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Goodwin v. United Kingdom (...

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