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Recognizing Our Dangerous Gifts: Applying the Social Model to Individuals with mental Illness
(Michigan State University Journal of Medicine and law, 2008)
Our society and laws allow a space for a multitude of identities and forms of expression. Many kinds of differences are legally protected in various ways, such as differences in race, religion, and gender. Sometimes ...
The Failure of Breast Cancer Informed Consent Statutes
(Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, 2008)
Informed consent is a common law concept rooted in the idea that "[e]very human being of adult years and sound mind has a right to determine what shall be done with his own body."' Its aim is to ensure that each patient ...