2007 • $63.00 • 502 pp • casebound • ISBN: 978-0-89089-191-9 • LCCN 2006924478
Tags: Science and Law
This casebook addresses a broad range of issues in many areas of law which are affected by recent advances in biotechnology. The book seeks to examine the law and the underlying science and policy of biotechnology in addressing these issues. This interdisciplinary book will include biotechnology issues in biologically engineered plants and foods, genetically engineered organisms, cloning, DNA, the Human Genome Project, patenting, property law, criminal law, evidence, and international aspects of law and biotechnology. The governmental management of these issues through the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch and the Judicial Branch, as well as the private sector interaction, is examined. Several appendices are included in the casebook, which are useful reference tools for the student or the practitioner.