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Autonomy, Vulnerability, and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

In the third seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology series for 2021, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Margaret Isabel Hall (Adjunct Professor, ACHLR) looked critically at the problematic construction and application of “autonomy” and “vulnerability” and considered the difference…

Artwork for Mental Health and Human Rights public lecture

Mental Health and Human Rights public lecture

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR) and HEAL (Health, Ethics and Law) hosted a free keynote presentation and panel discussion on Monday 17 May, 2021. Abstract Australian mental health legislation is increasingly influenced by human rights considerations and international obligations. This is particularly so for the…

David M Studdert

Understanding Gun Violence in America

David M. Studdert, Professor of Law and Medicine at Stanford University, was guest speaker at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research 8th Annual Public Oration. David explored gun violence in the United States, where approximately 40,000 Americans are killed by gunshot wounds each year. David discussed whether…