LAW 380

Bioethics, Personhood and the Law

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduction to contemporary bioethical issues and their legal dimensions. Covers medical and biotechnological debates implicating human and nonhuman life at various stages. Current and prospective legal regulation is assessed through multiple critical theoretical frameworks related to gender, disability, age, class, race, sexual identity and culture. Engages centrally with legal concepts of personhood, dignity and equality.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 380, LAW 343 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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