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Introduction: Adorno’s words could be read alongside Klare’s critical focus on the political and moral dimensions of adjudicative law-making generally, and South African constitutional adjudication in particular. Klare (1998:150) asks: “Can we describe a method of adjudication that is politically...
Though the term has largely fallen out of use and the underlying concept may strike some as anachronistic, it is natural to think of Michael Bryan as a gentleman. Cardinal Newman famously spoke of one ‘mainly occupied in … removing the obstacles which hinder the free and unembarrassed action of...
Introduction: To understand the story of surrogacy regulation in Canada, one must go back a quarter of a century to the appointment of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies (Royal Commission). In keeping with international practice, Canada’s strategy was to undertake a thorough...
The Scope & Limits of Legal Intervention in Controversies Involving Biomedicine: A Legal History of Vaccination and English Law (1813–1853)Download
This paper examines the historical role of law and politics in the adoption of smallpox vaccination in Britain, focusing primarily on the early Victorian period, when legislation was passed to enforce compulsory infantile vaccination. The primary thesis of the study is that law, and the processes...