The Human Body on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents - On Trial (Hardback)Lynne Curry (author)
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A thorough exploration of an individual's right to bodily autonomy versus the state's power to regulate and control the bodies of its citizens.
* Timeline of major events in the evolution of the legal right of individual autonomy from the ratification of the 14th Amendment in 1868 to the 2002 ruling in State of Oregon and Peter Rasmussen, et al. v. John Ashcroft regarding implementing Oregon's Death with Dignity Act
* Excerpts from key legal documents from the Roe v. Wade (1973) decision to the lesser known Skinner v. Oklahoma (1942) ruling by the Supreme Court overturning the mandated sterilization for three-time offenders convicted of certain felonies
Number of pages: 325
Weight: 541 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
Edition: Annotated edition
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