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John A. Robertson

  • Vinson & Elkins Chair

Publications

Books

  • Children Of Choice: Freedom and the New Reproductive Technologies (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994).
  • The Rights of the Critically Ill: Revised Edition of the Basic ACLU Guide to the Rights of Critically Ill and Dying Patients (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1983).
  • Rough Justice: Perspectives on Lower Criminal Courts (Boston: Little, Brown, 1974) (editor).
  • Drugs and the Public (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972) (with Norman Zinberg, M.D.).

Articles

  • Paid Organ Donors and the Constitutionality of the National Organ Transplant Act, 40 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 221 (2013).
  • Abortion and Technology: Sonograms, Fetal Pain, Viability, and Early Prenatal Diagnosis, 14 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 327 (2011).
  • Contractual Duties in Research, Surrogacy, and Stem Cell Donation, 11 American Journal of Bioethics 13 (2011).
  • Law, Science, and Innovation: Introduction to the Symposium, [Symposium: Law, Science, and Innovation: The Embryonic Stem Cell Controversy], 38 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 176 (2010). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/JLME-Final-JR-Introd-to-Symposium.pdf>
  • Embryo Stem Cell Research: Ten Years of Controversy, [Symposium: Law, Science, and Innovation: The Embryonic Stem Cell Controversy], 38 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 191 (2010). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/JLME-10-year-survery-Robertson-final.pdf>
  • Changes Needed to Foster Texas Stem-Cell Research, Houston Chronicle, March 18, 2009. <http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/editorial/outlook/6320005.html>
  • The Octuplet Case-Why More Regulation is Unlikely, Hastings Center Report, May-June 2009, at 26. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/octomom-hastings.pdf>
  • Assisting Reproduction, Choosing Genes, and the Scope of Reproductive Freedom, 76 George Washington Law Review 1490 (2008). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/assisting-reproduction-choosing-genes.pdf>
  • The Virtues of Muddling Through, Hastings Center Report, July-August 2007, at 26. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/virtuesofmuddlingthrough.pdf>
  • Controversial Medical Treatment and the Right to Health Care, Hastings Center Report, November-December 2006, at 5.
  • Compensation and Egg Donation for Research, 86 Fertility and Sterility 1573 (2006).
  • Embryo Culture and the 'Culture of Life': Constitutional Issues in the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, 2006 University of Chicago Legal Forum 1. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/embryocultureandthecultureoflife.pdf>
  • Schiavo Case: It's About Our Laws, Not Emotions, Austin American-Statesman, Mar. 28, 2005, at A9. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2005/032805_robertson.html>
  • Ethics and the Future of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, 10 Ethics, Law & Moral Philosophy of Reproductive Biomedicine 97 (2005). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/RB1626Robertson.pdf>
  • Schiavo and Its (In)Significance, 35 Stetson Law Review 101 (2005). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/schiavoanditsinsignificance.pdf>
  • Blastocyst Transfer (sic) Is No Solution, American Journal of Bioethics, November-December 2005, at 18.
  • Special Request "Redux," American Journal of Bioethics, November-December 2005, at 46.
  • Cancer and Fertility: Ethical and Legal Challenges, Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, March 2005, at 104. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/cancerandfertility.pdf>
  • Extreme Prematurity and Parental Rights after Baby Doe, Hastings Center Report, July-August 2004, at 32. <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/extremeprematurity.pdf>
  • Gay and Lesbian Access to Assisted Reproductive Technology, 55 Case Western Reserve Law Review 323 (2004). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/robertson.DARBY.pdf>
  • Causative vs. Beneficial Complicity in the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, 36 Connecticut Law Review 1099 (2004). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/causative.pdf>
  • Reproductive Technology in Germany and the United States: An Essay in Comparative Law and Bioethics, 43 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 189 (2004). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/rt_germany_usa.pdf>
  • Embryo Screening for Tissue Matching, 82 Fertility & Sterility 290 (2004). http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/Robertson6.pdf
  • Procreative Liberty and Harm to Offspring in Assisted Reproduction, 30 American Journal of Law & Medicine 7 (2004). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/procreative_liberty_and_harm.pdf>
  • Protecting Embryos and Burdening Women: Assisted Reproduction in Italy, 19 Human Reproduction 1693 (2004). http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/hr_opinion.pdf
  • Gender Variety as a Valid Choice: A Comment on the HFEA--Response to Edgar Dahl's "The Presumption in Favor of Liberty," 8 Reproductive BioMedicine Online 268 (2004). http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/rb1220.pdf
  • Let's Not Make Criminals Out of Fertility Patients, Austin American-Statesman, June 3, 2003, at A9. http://www.statesman.com/opinion/content/editorial/othertakes/0603/0604robertson.html>
  • Procreative Liberty in the Era of Genomics, 29 American Journal of Law & Medicine 439 (2003). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/procreative.pdf>
  • Precommitment Issues in Bioethics, 81 Texas Law Review 1849 (2003). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/Robertson.Bioethics.proof.pdf>
  • PGD: New Ethical Challenges, 4 Nature Reviews Genetics 6 (2003).
  • Paying the Alligator: Precommitment in Law, Bioethics, and Constitutions, 81 Texas Law Review 1729 (2003). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/Robertson.Intro.proof2.pdf>
  • Patentability and Higher Life Forms, 4 Nature Reviews Genetics 162 (2003).
  • Extending Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Medical and Non-Medical Uses, 29 Journal of Medical Ethics 213 (2003). http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/preimplantation.pdf
  • Ethical Issues in New Uses of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, 18 Human Reproduction 465 (2003). http://humrep.oupjournals.org/cgi/reprint/18/3/465.pdf?ijkey=Hbo6vcUwRHR9k&keytype=ref&siteid=humrep>
  • Bioterrorism and the Right to Research, 4 Nature Reviews Genetics 248 (2003).
  • The $1000 Genome: Ethical and Legal Issues in Whole Genotyping of Individuals, 3 American Journal of Bioethics (2003). http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/1000genome.pdf
  • $1000 Genome: Ethical and Legal Hurdles, 4 Nature Review Genetics 82 (2003).
  • Reproductive Cloning: Don't Rush to Judgment [Letter to the Editor], 424 Nature 14 (2003).
  • Pharmacogenetic Challenges for the Health Care System, Health Affairs, July-August, 2002, at 155 (with B. Brody et al.).
  • Conception to Obtain Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Hastings Center Report, May-June 2002, at 41 (with John Wagner & Jeff Kahn). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/roberts5.pdf>
  • Sex Selection: Final Word from the ASRM Ethics Committee on the Use of PGD, Hastings Center Report, Mar.-Apr. 2002, at 6.
  • Crossing the Ethical Chasm: Embryo Status and Moral Complicity, 2 American Journal of Bioethics 33 (2002).
  • Ooplasm Transfers [Letter], 347 New England Journal of Medicine 147 (2002).
  • Pharmacogenetics: Ethical Issues and Policy Options, 12 Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 1 (2002) (with B. Brody et al.).
  • Sex Selection for Gender Variety by Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, 78 Fertility & Sterility 463 (2002).
  • Consent and Privacy in Pharmacogenetic Testing, 28 Nature Genetics 207 (2001).
  • Precommitment Strategies for Disposition of Frozen Embryos, 50 Emory Law Journal 989 (2001). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/pub_jrobertson.pdf>
  • Why Human Reproductive Cloning Should Not in All Cases Be Prohibited, 4 New York University Journal of Legislation & Public Policy 35 (2000-2001).
  • BRCA1 Screening in a Woman with Breast Cancer: A Patient's Perspective with Commentary, 11 Women's Health Issues 63 (2001) (with Cynthia Levinson, Mary Mahowald, and Ann Walker).
  • Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Ethical and Legal Issues, 2 Nature Reviews: Genetics 74 (2001).
  • Ethical Issues in Ovarian Transplantation and Donation, 73 Fertility and Sterility 443 (2000).
  • Preconception Gender Selection, 1 American Journal of Bioethics 1 (2000).
  • Two Models of Human Cloning, 27 Hofstra Law Review 609 (1999).
  • Disposition of Frozen Embryos by Divorcing Couples Without Prior Agreements, 71 Fertility and Sterility 996 (1999).
  • Privacy Issues in Second Stage Genomics, 40 Jurimetrics 59 (1999).
  • The Dead Donor Rule, 29 Hastings Center Report 6 (1999).
  • Reconstituting Eggs and the Ethics of Cytoplasm Donation, 71 Fertility and Sterility 219 (1999).
  • Meaning What You Sign, Hastings Center Report, July-Aug. 1998, at 22.
  • Pro & Con: Should Congress Prohibit All Human Cloning Experimentation?, Congressional Digest, Feb. 1998, at 53 (with Vernon J. Ehlers et al.).
  • Respect for Life in Bioethical Dilemmas--The Case of Physician-Assisted Suicide, 45 Cleveland State Law Review 329 (1998)
  • Oocyte Cytoplasm Transfers and the Ethics of Germ-Line Interventions, 26 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 211 (1998).
  • Liberty, Identity, and Human Cloning, 76 Texas Law Review 1371 (1998).
  • Human Cloning and the Challenge of Regulation, 339 New England Journal of Medicine 119 (1998).
  • Human Cloning: Should the United States Legislate Against It? No: the Potential for Good is Too Compelling, ABA Journal, May 1997, at 81.
  • Regulation of Assisted Reproduction: The Need for Flexibility, Human Reproduction (Jan. 1997).
  • Professional Self-Regulation and Shared-Risk Programs for In Vitro Fertilization, 25 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 283 (1997) (with Theodore J. Schneyer).
  • Wrongful Life, Federalism, and Procreative Liberty: A Critique of the NBAC Cloning Report, 38 Jurimetrics 69 (1997).
  • Eggs, Embryos, and Professional Ethics, Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 5, 1996, at A64.
  • Legal Troublespots in Assisted Reproduction, 65 Fertility & Sterility 11 (1996).
  • Genetic Selection of Offspring Characteristics, 76 Boston University Law Review 421 (1996).
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology and the Family, 47 Hastings Law Journal 911 (1996).
  • The Case of the Switched Embryos, Hastings Center Report, Nov.-Dec. 1995, at 13.
  • Pro Choice: The Right to Whatever It Takes to Have a Baby, Interview With John A. Robertson, Austin Chronicle, Mar. 3, 1995, at 34 (with Anne S. Lewis, interviewer).
  • Symbolic Issues in Embryo Research, Hastings Center Report, Jan.-Feb. 1995, at 37.
  • Norplant and Irresponsible Reproduction, 25 Hastings Center Report 523 (1995).
  • Reproduction and Rights: A Response to Dorothy Roberts, 20 Law & Social Inquiry 1023 (1995).
  • Liberalism and the Limits of Procreative Liberty: A Response to My Critics, 52 Washington & Lee Law Review 233 (1995).
  • Legal Issues in Human Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy, 13 Seminars in Reproductive Endocrinology 210 (1995).
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Human Embryo Donation, 64 Fertility & Sterility 885 (1995).
  • Institutional Autonomy and Embryo Research, Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 9, 1994, at B1.
  • Prenatal Duties of Fathers and Mothers to Prevent Harm to Offspring, Politics and the Life Sciences, Aug. 1994, at 259.
  • Liberty and Assisted Reproduction, Trial, Aug. 1994, at 49.
  • The Question of Human Cloning, Hastings Center Report, Mar.-Apr. 1994, at 6.
  • Posthumous Reproduction, 69 Indiana Law Journal 1027 (1994).
  • On Glenn Ligon, 1994 Reconstruction 158.
  • Asking the "Woman Question" About Health Care Reform, 3 Texas Journal of Women & Law 1 (1994).
  • Autonomy and Dominion: Dworkin on Abortion and Euthanasia, 19 Law and Social Inquiry 457 (1994).
  • Protecting Research on the Cutting Edge of Genetic Science, Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 24, 1993, at A40.
  • Abortion to Obtain Fetal Tissue for Transplant [Symposium: International Symposium on Law and Science at the Crossroads: Biomedical Technology, Ethics, Public Policy, and the Law], 27 Suffolk University Law Review 1359 (1993).
  • Defining the Limits of Organ and Tissue Research and Transplantation [Symposium: International Symposium on Law and Science at the Crossroads: Biomedical Technology, Ethics, Public Policy, and the Law], 27 Suffolk University Law Review 1457 (1993) (with Raja B. Khauli et al.).
  • 1993 Amendments to Texas Family Code Titles 1 and 2 [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1993, at 10 (with Howard G. Baldwin et al.).
  • Casey and the Resuscitation of Roe v. Wade, Hastings Center Report, Sept.-Oct. 1992, at 24.
  • [Reply to letters to the editor concerning Second Thoughts on Living Wills], Hastings Center Report, Jul.-Aug. 1992, at 41.
  • Legal and Ethical Issues Arising With Preimplantation Embryos, 116 Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 430 (1992).
  • Legal and Ethical Issues Arising From the New Genetics, 37 Journal of Reproductive Medicine 521 (1992).
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Preimplantation Genetic Screening, 57 Fertility & Sterility 1 (1992).
  • Second Thoughts on Living Wills, Hastings Center Report, Nov.-Dec. 1991, at 6.
  • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Offspring, Hastings Center Report, July-Aug. 1991, at 38.
  • Ethics Committees in Hospitals: Alternative Structures and Responsibilities, 7 Issues in Law & Medicine 83 (1991).
  • Divorce and Disposition of Cryopreserved Pre-Embryos, 55 Fertility & Sterility 681 (1991).
  • Cruzan and the Constitutional Status of Nontreatment Decisions for Incompetent Patients, 25 Georgia Law Review 1139 (1991).
  • Assessing the Quality of Life: A Response to Professor Kamisar, 25 Georgia Law Review 1243 (1991).
  • What We May Do With Preembryos: A Response to Richard A. McCormick, 1 Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 293 (1991).
  • Cruzan: No Rights Violated, Hastings Center Report, Sept.-Oct. 1990, at 8.
  • Procreative Liberty and Human Genetics, 39 Emory Law Journal 697 (1990).
  • Prior Agreements for Disposition of Frozen Embryos, 51 Ohio State Law Review 407 (1990).
  • In the Beginning: the Legal Status of Early Embryos, 76 Virginia Law Review 437 (1990).
  • The Ethical Acceptability of Fetal Tissue Transplants, 22 Transplantation Proceedings 1025 (1990).
  • Fetal Tissue Transplant Are Ethical, Miami Herald (December 1989) [Reprinted in Palm Beach Post, August 1989].
  • Resolving Disputes Over Frozen Embryos, Hastings Center Report, Nov.-Dec. 1989, at 7.
  • The Future of Early Abortion, ABA Journal, Oct. 1989, at 72.
  • Resolving Frozen Embryo Disputes, Miami Herald, Aug. 19, 1989.
  • Fetal Abuse Recognized as a Crime, ABA Journal, Aug. 1989, at 38.
  • Quality of Life and Non-Treatment Decisions for Incompetent Patients, 17 Law, Medicine & Health Care 234 (1989) (with Rebecca S. Dresser).
  • Selection of Subjects for Organ Transplantation: Age, Incarceration, Family Support and Other Social Factors, 21 Transplantation Proceedings 3397 (1989).
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Human Egg Donation, 52 Fertility & Sterility 1 (1989).
  • Rights, Symbolism, and Public Policy in Fetal Tissue Transplants, Hastings Center Report, Dec. 1988, at 5.
  • Responses to Burtchaell: Fetal Tissue Transplant Research is Ethical, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, Nov./Dec. 1988, at 5.
  • Taming High-Tech Medicine, Discovery, Oct. 1988, at 9.
  • Technology and Motherhood: Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Egg Donation, 39 Case Western Reserve Law Review 1 (1988).
  • Procreative Liberty and the State's Burden of Proof in Regulating Noncoital Reproduction, 16 Law, Medicine & Health Care 18 (1988).
  • Decisional Authority Over Embryos and Control of IVF Technology, 28 Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science & Technology 285 (1988).
  • Fetal Tissue Transplants, 66 Washington University Law Quarterly 443 (1988).
  • Procreation Rights Ignored by Court, New Jersey Law Journal at 121 (March 10, 1988).
  • Law Can Apply After, But Not Before Birth, USA Today, Dec. 3, 1987, at 10A.
  • Pregnancy and Prenatal Harm to Offspring: The Case of Maternal PKU, Hastings Center Report, Aug.-Sept. 1987, at 23.
  • Pregnancy and Prenatal Harm to Offspring: The Case of Maternal PKU, Hastings Center Report, Aug.-Sept. 1987, at 23.
  • Surrogate Contracts Not Against Policy, New Jersey Law Journal, Feb. 26, 1987, at 28.
  • Supply and Distribution of Hearts for Transplants: Legal, Ethical and Policy Issues, 75 Circulation 77 (1987).
  • Procreative Liberty, Embryos, and Collaborative Reproduction: A Legal Perspective, 13 Women & Health 179 (1987). [Reprinted in Embryos, Ethics and Women's Rights: Exploring the New Reproductive Technologies (Elaine Hoffman Baruch et al. eds.; New York : Harrington Park Press, 1988).]
  • Gestational Burdens and Fetal Status: Justifying Roe v. Wade, 13 American Journal of Law & Medicine 189 (1987).
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Cryopreservation of Human Embryos, 47 Fertility & Sterility 371 (1987).
  • Extracorporeal Embryos and the Abortion Debate, 2 Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Society 530 (1986).
  • Legal Aspects of Withholding Treatment from Handicapped Newborns: Substantive Issues, 11 Journal of Health Policy, Politics & Law 215 (1986).
  • Embryo Research, 24 West Ontario Law Review 15 (1986).
  • Animals and Anencephalus as a Pediatric Source, 2 Journal of Fetal Therapy 1 (1986).
  • Embryos, Families and Procreative Liberty: The Legal Structure of the New Reproduction, 59 Southern California Law Review 939 (1986).
  • Legal Issues in Fetal Therapy, Seminars in Perinatology, July 1985, at 136.
  • The Geography of Incompetency, 52 Social Research 555 (1985).
  • Ethics Committees in Hospitals: Alternative Structures and Responsibilities, 10 Quality Review Bulletin 6 (1984).
  • Legal Liability in the Use of Ultrasound by Office-Based Obstetricians, 150 American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 801 (1984).
  • Surrogate Mothers: Not so Novel After All, Hastings Center Report, Oct. 1983, at 28.
  • Procreative Liberty and the Control of Conception, Pregnancy and Childbirth, 69 Virginia Law Review 405 (1983).
  • Taking Consent Seriously: IRB Intervention in the Consent Process, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, May 1982, at 1.
  • Judicial Intervention in the Dialysis Unit: Stopping Dialysis on Incompetent or Disruptive Patients, Seminars in Nephrology (1982).
  • The Right to Procreate and In-Utero Fetal Therapy, 3 Journal of Legal Medicine 333 (1982).
  • The Judicial Conference Experiment: Social Experiments and Prior Ethical Review, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, Apr. 1981, at 1.
  • Dilemma in Danville, 11 Hastings Center Report 5 (1981).
  • Dire Warning and Baseless Fears, Society, Nov./Dec. 1980, at 45.
  • Case Study: Deferring Consent With Incompetent Patients in an Intensive Care Unit, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, Aug./Sept. 1980.
  • Case Study: Research on the Brain Dead, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, Apr. 1980, at 4.
  • Legal Criteria for Orders Not to Resuscitate: A Response to Justice Liacos, Medicolegal News, Feb.1980, at 4.
  • Social Experiments and Prior Ethical Review, IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, Jan.1980.
  • Letter to the Secretary: Ten Ways to Improve IRB Performance, Hastings Center Report, Feb. 1979, at 29.
  • Technological Advance and Societal Response: Government Regulation of Scientific Research, 19 Jurimetrics Journal 299 (1979).
  • The Law of Institutional Review Boards, 26 UCLA Law Review 484 (1979).
  • In Vitro Conception and Harm to the Unborn, Hastings Center Report, Oct. 1978, at 13.
  • Scientist's Right to Research: A Constitutional Analysis, 51 Southern California Law Review 1203 (1978).
  • The Edelin Case: Little Guidance for Late-Term Abortions, Hastings Center Report, June 1977, at 15.
  • Compensating Injured Research Subjects, Hastings Center Report, Dec. 1976, at 29.
  • Passive Euthanasia of Defective Newborns: Legal Considerations, 88 Journal of Pediatrics 883 (1976) (with Norman Fost).
  • Incompetent Organ Donors and the Substituted Judgment Doctrine, 76 Columbia Law Review 48 (1976).
  • Involuntary Euthanasia of Defective Newborns: A Legal Analysis, 27 Stanford Law Review 213 (1975).
  • Medical Ethics in the Courtroom, Hastings Center Report, 1974, at 1.
  • Optimizing Legal Impact: A Case Study in Search of a Theory, 1973 Wisconsin Law Review 665 (with Phyllis Teitelbaum).
  • The Supreme Court and Limited Jurisdiction Courts--Ward 6 Shadwick, 1 Justice System Journal 55 (1973).
  • The Costs of Overcriminalization, 3 Psychological & Social Liberties Law Review 659 (1973).
  • Pre-Trial Diversion of Drug Offenders: A Statutory Approach, 52 Baylor University Law Review 335 (1972).
  • Trial De Novo Should be Eliminated, 56 Massachusetts Law Quarterly 347 (1971).
  • Merit Screening of Judges in Massachusetts: The Experience of the Ad Hoc Committee, 58 Massachusetts Law Quarterly 347 (1971) (with John Gordon).
  • Limited Legalization for Marijuana, Trial, Aug./Sept. 1970, at 38.

Reviews

  • Commerce and Regulation in the Assisted Reproductive Industry, 85 Texas Law Review 665 (2007) (reviewing The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception, by Debora L. Spar). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/commerceandregulationtlr.pdf>
  • Normalizing Assisted Reproduction, Health Affairs , January-February 2006, at 291 (reviewing Making Parents: The Ontological Choreography of Reproductive Technology, by Charis Thompson). <http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/25/1/291.full.pdf+html?sid=ac081460-31fe-4806-afd5-e358a90ea4e5>
  • Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics, edited by Nancy Snow, 80 Quarterly Review of Biology 229 (2005).
  • John Keown, Euthanasia, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Argument Against Legislation, 114 Ethics 621 (2004).
  • Human Flourishing and Limits on Markets, 95 Michigan Law Review 2139 (1997) (reviewing Contested Commodities, by Margaret Radin).
  • Autonomy's Dominion: Dworkin on Abortion and Euthanasia, 19 Law & Social Inquiry 457 (1994) (reviewing Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom, by Ronald Dworkin).
  • Flatbed Press' Good Impression, Austin Chronicle, Jan. 25, 1991, at 22.
  • Collecting Collectors, Austin Chronicle, Jan. 11, 1991, at 20.
  • The University of Texas Faculty Art Show, Austin Chronicle, Nov. 30, 1990, at 22.
  • Between the Historical and the Personal, Austin Chronicle, Sept. 7, 1990, at 22.
  • In Their Eyes: The Photographs of Rosalind Solomon, Austin Chronicle, Aug. 17, 1990, at 14.
  • A Doctrine in Practice, 226 Science 960 (1984) (reviewing Informed Consent, by Lidz, et al.)
  • Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice, by Paul Applebaum, Charles W. Lidz & Alan Meisel, 226 Science 960 (1984).
  • Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research, by Robert J. Levine, 248 Journal of the American Medical Association 371 (1982).
  • The Costs of Overcriminalization, 3 Psychology and Social Liberties Law Review 659 (1973).
  • Lawyers for Social Change, by Robert L. Rabin, 8 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 659 (1973).

Contributions

  • Learning the Bad News, in Malignant: Medical Ethicists Confront Cancer at 39 (Rebecca Dresser, ed.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • Caregivers, Patients, and Clinicians, in Malignant: Medical Ethicists Confront Cancer at 192 (Rebecca Dresser, ed.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Technology in 2030, in The Future of the Constitution 1 (Jeffrey Rosen and Benjamin Wittes, eds.; Governance Studies at Brookings Institute, 2011).
  • Decision Rules and Abortion Rights: Justice O'Connor, Trimesters, and City of Akron, in A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States: City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health (3 vols.; Roy Mersky & Kumar Percy Jayasuriyaeds.; Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein, 2007). <http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/jrobertson/decisionrulesandabortionrights.pdf>
  • Surrogate Mothers: Not So Novel After All, in Ethical Issues in the New Reproductive Technologies 169 (Richard T. Hull ed.; Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2nd ed. 2005).
  • Procreative Liberty, in Should Parents Be Licensed? Debating the Issues 211 (Peg Tittle ed.; Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2004).
  • Constitutional Issues in the Use of Pharmacogenomic Variations Associated with Race, in Pharmacogenomics: Social, Ethical, and Clinical Dimensions 291 (Mark A. Rothstein ed.; New York: Wiley-Liss, 2003).
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Genetic Biobanking, in Populations and Genetics: Legal and Socio-Ethical Perspectives 297 (Bartha Maria Knoppers, ed.; Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2003).
  • Resolving Disputes over Frozen Embryos, in Life Choices: A Hastings Center Introduction to Bioethics 358 (Joseph H. Howell & William F. Sale eds.; Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1995).
  • Two Problems in Embryo Research, in The Beginning of Human Life 207 (F.K. Belles and R.F. Weir, eds.; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994).
  • The Potential Impact of the Human Genome Project on Procreative Liberty, in Gene Mapping: Using Law and Ethics as Guides 215 (G. J. Annas & S. Elias eds.; New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).
  • Legal Issues in Genetic Testing, in The Genome, Ethics and the Law: Issues in Genetic Testing (A.H. Teich and M.S. Frankel, eds.; Washington: AAAS, 1992).
  • The Viability of Early Abortion After Webster, in Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the U.S.: Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (Roy M. Mersky & Gary Hartman eds.; Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman, 1990).
  • Reconciling Offspring and Maternal Interests During Pregnancy, in Reproductive Laws for the 1990s 259 (Sherrill Cohen & Nadine Taub eds.; Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1989).
  • Concurring Statement, in Report of the NIH Advisory Panel on Fetal Tissue Transplant Research 15 (Dec. 1988).
  • Relaxing the Death Standard for Organ Donation in Pediatric Situations, in Organ Substitution Technology: Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Issues 69 (Deborah Mathieu ed.; Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1988).
  • Clinical Medical Ethics and the Law: Rights and Duties in Ethics Considerations, in Clinical Medical Ethics 69 (Terrance F. Ackerman et. al eds.; Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1987).
  • Gene Alteration of Embryos, in Genetics and the Law III (Aubrey Milunsky & George J. Annas eds.; New York: Plenum Press, 1985).
  • Medicolegal Implications of a Human Life Amendment, in Defining Human Life 161 (Margery Shaw & A. Edward Doudera eds.; Ann Arbor, MI: AUPHA Press, 1983).
  • Legal Aspects of Withholding Medical Treatment from Handicapped Children, in Infanticide and the Handicapped Newborn 17 (Dennis J. Horan & Melinda Delahoyde eds.; Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1982).
  • The Social Scientist's Right to Research and the IRB System, in Ethical Issues in Social Science Research 356 (Tom L. Beauchamp et al. eds.; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982).
  • Legal Norms and Procedures for Withholding Care from Incompetent Patients: The Role of Law in Passive Euthanasia, in Frontiers in Medical Ethics: Applications in a Medical Setting (Virginia Abernethy ed.; Cambridge, MA: Ballinger, 1980).
  • The Scientist's Right to Research and the Legitimacy of Government Regulation, in Genetics and the Law II (Aubrey Milunsky & George J. Annas eds.; New York: Plenum Press, 1980).
  • Legal Aspects of Reproductive Interventions, in Encyclopedia of Bioethics (New York: Free Press, 1978).
  • Legal Issues in Non-Treatment of Defective Newborns, in Decision Making and the Defective Newborn 359 (Chester A. Swinyard ed.; Springfield, IL: Thomas, 1978).
  • Discretionary Non-Treatment of Defective Newborns, in Genetics and the Law 451 (Aubrey Milunsky & George J. Annas eds.; New York: Plenum Press, 1976).
  • Legal Implications of the Boundaries Between Research Involving Human Subjects and the Routine or Ordinary Practice of Medicine, in The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research, Appendix II 16-1 to 16-54. (The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research), DHEW Publication No (OS) 78-0014 (1975).
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