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- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 14.99
Blood Feud is the electrifying true tale of Big Pharma's power, regulatory weakness, and the terrifying vulnerability of millions of innocent patients. THE PLAYERS The Drug: Procrit An anti-anemia drug, this miraculous blood booster was one of the first biotech blockbusters. Developed by Amgen and licensed to a Johnson & Johnson... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00
These are perilous times for Americans who need access to the legal system. Too many lawyers blatantly abuse power and trust, engage in reckless ethical misconduct, grossly unjust billing practices, and dishonesty disguised as client protection. All this has undermined the credibility of lawyers and the authority of the legal system. In the court of... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
At the start of the twenty-first century, America is in the midst of a profound national reconsideration of the death penalty. There has been a dramatic decline in the number of people being sentenced to death as well as executed, exonerations have become common, and the number of states abolishing the death penalty is on the rise. The essays featured... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
We are obsessed with watching television shows and feature films about lawyers, reading legal thrillers, and following real-life trials. Yet, at the same time, most of us don't trust lawyers and hold them and the legal system in very low esteem. In The Myth of Moral Justice , law professor and novelist Thane Rosenbaum suggests that this paradox... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99
Too many American lawyers are miserable. Though they have chosen a profession that often makes them wealthy and respected, they have high rates of depression and suicide, and the majority of practicing lawyers would counsel young people to choose a different career path. The Great Recession has only worsened matters, as more and more of those young... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 89.99
The Globalization of Health Care is the first book to offer a comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of the most interesting and broadest reaching development in health care of the last twenty years: its globalization. It ties together the manifestation of this globalization in four related subject areas - medical tourism, medical migration (the... more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Euthanasia has been illegal in Australia since the federal government overturned short-lived Northern Territory laws in 1996. Despite it being a crime to assist in euthanasia, prosecutions have been rare. Four decades? worth of opinion polls have shown that a majority of Australians appear to support the legal option of aid-in-dying for those suffering... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1,050.00
Up-to-date case studies focus on specific cases from the fields of bio- and medical ethics by brief analyses of ethical aspects followed up by legal commentary. Non-clinical cases from research ethics and ethics in the life sciences are discussed as well as cases from clinical practice in the fields of surgery, intensive and emergency medicine, genetic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. A must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick. more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 4.99
Doing the Right Thing: Ethics in Science by the Editors of Scientific American Most of us have probably had those discussions, either in a classroom setting or otherwise, where a hypothetical situation is given and you?re asked to choose between two or more unsatisfying options. If you follow option A, five people die; if you follow option B, one... more...