The Journal of Law and Medicine publishes contributions about issues that have a legal, medical or bioethical content arising at the interface between law and health, including the delivery of the full range of health services. Its focus is broad, international and cross-disciplinary. The journal seeks to encourage informed discourse about contemporary issues from empirical, practical, policy and theoretical perspectives. The Editor of the journal is Ian Freckelton SC. All contributions to the journal are peer reviewed.
In keeping with this broad focus, a selection of articles to be published in the forthcoming March 2013 issue are:
- “Personalised Medicine in the Genome Era” by Don Chalmers, Dianne Nicol, Margaret Otlowski and Christine Critchley
- “Manufacturing Mental Illness (and Unlawful Abortion): Doctors’ Attitudes to Abortion Law and Practice in New South Wales and Queensland” by Heather Douglas, Kirsten Black and Caroline de Costa
- “Using Economic Policy to Tackle Chronic Disease: Options for the Australian Government” by Lauren Kaplin and Anne Marie Thow
- “Cain v Australian Red Cross Society: The Case for Universal Blood Donation Reform” by Rodney Croome and Benedict Bartl
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