On the Logic of the Rule of Law Applicable to Euthanasia
Jiangfeng Hao (Macau University of Science and Technology), On the Logic of the Rule of Law Applicable to Euthanasia (2023): One of the manifestations of a society ruled by law is respect for basic human rights. The life of a... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - April 1, 2023 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

How Common Has Private Currency Been?
Lawrence H. WhiteRecently, an investment advisor and Bitcoin proponenttweeted the claim that “[f]or most of human history” the “[s]eparation of money and state was the norm, even if the state stamped their ruler’s face on the coin.” Some strong disagreement (and some strong support) followed the tweet. The mostcategorical criticism asserted: “Money is and always has been a creation of government. ” A somewhat milder challenge asserted that “Private moneys have seldom been main media of exchange.”First, let ’s clarify the object of the discussion. If we define “money” the way that economist...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - August 16, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Lawrence H. White Source Type: blogs

The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: Regulating Subliminal AI Systems
Rostam J. Neuwirth (University of Macau), The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: Regulating Subliminal AI Systems (2022): AI in combination with other innovative technologies promises to bring unprecedented opportunities to all aspects of life. These technologies, however, hold great dangers, especially... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - August 15, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

'I (Won ’t) See You in Court Alternative Dispute Resolution for Medical Liability Conflicts: Examples from Europe'
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), 'I (Won’t) See You in Court Alternative Dispute Resolution for Medical Liability Conflicts: Examples from Europe', SSRN: In many jurisdictions, courts and the related tort liability rules have failed to adequately address conflicts arising... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - July 29, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Access to Health Care by Migrants with Precarious Status during a Health Crisis: Some Insights from Portugal
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), Teresa Violante, Access to Health Care by Migrants with Precarious Status during a Health Crisis: Some Insights from Portugal, SSRN: In March 2020, the Portuguese Government issued a remarkable regulation by which irregular migrants... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - June 24, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Pigs Don't Fly and You Cannot Expect Absolutely Safe COVID-19 Vaccines (But You Should Expect a Fair Compensation)
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), Pigs Don't Fly and You Cannot Expect Absolutely Safe COVID-19 Vaccines (But You Should Expect a Fair Compensation), SSRN: This paper focuses on the COVID-19 vaccines authorised for use in the European Union, and... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - June 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Quarantines: Between Precaution and Necessity. A Look at COVID-19
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), Quarantines: Between Precaution and Necessity. A Look at COVID-19, Pub. Health Ethics (2021): The events surrounding COVID-19, combined with the mandatory quarantines widely imposed in Asia and Europe since the virus outbreak, have reignited... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - June 8, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

How U.S. Government Paper Currency Began, and How Private Banknotes Ended
Lawrence H. WhiteA couple months ago, in arguing that “The Fed should give everyone a bank account,” journalistMatt Yglesias cited what he took to be an instructive precedent: “Once upon a time, governments didn’t issue paper currency, and instead banknotes were printed privately by banks. But over time, we came to see this as a worthwhile public service.” His first sentence is certainly correct. Banknotes were redeemable paper claims on the issuing banks, which c irculated as currency. Systems of freely competitive note‐​issueworked quite well, as in Canada and Scotland, with the notes of different banks ...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - May 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lawrence H. White Source Type: blogs

The CJEU ’s Ruling in the Novartis Farma Case: Money, Health and Medicines
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), The CJEU’s Ruling in the Novartis Farma Case: Money, Health and Medicines; Maastricht J. of European& Corp. L. 27(2) (2020): In the Novartis Farma SpA case (Case C-29/17), the Court of Justice of... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - February 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

International Access to Public Health Data: An Important Brazilian Legal Precedent
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), Ian Freckelton (University of Melbourne), International Access to Public Health Data: An Important Brazilian Legal Precedent, 27(4) J. L. Med. 895 (2020): Accurate, up-to-date data are the bedrock of effective public health responses, including... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - January 4, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Lost in ‘Culturation’: Medical Informed Consent in China (From a Western Perspective)
Vera L úcia Raposo (University of Macau), Lost in ‘Culturation’: Medical Informed Consent in China (From a Western Perspective), SSRN: Although Chinese law imposes informed consent for medical treatments, the Chinese understanding of this requirement is very different from the European... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - December 30, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Donna McNamara, Disability Discrimination, Medical Rationing and COVID-19
Bo Chen (Macau University), Donna McNamara, Disability Discrimination, Medical Rationing and COVID-19, SSRN: The current public health crisis has exposed deep cracks in social equality and justice for marginalised and vulnerable communities around the world. The reported rise in the... (Source: HealthLawProf Blog)
Source: HealthLawProf Blog - October 9, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: Katharine Van Tassel Source Type: blogs

Where Does China's'One Country, Two Systems' Stand in 2020?
Hong Kong and Macau live under “ one country, two systems, ” and China aspires to include Taiwan in the future as well. But President Tsai Ing-wen ' s landslide re-election in Taiwan on January 11 resoundingly demonstrates that the arrangement is dead on arrival there. (Source: The RAND Blog)
Source: The RAND Blog - February 12, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Derek Grossman Source Type: blogs

A Tale of Two Cities China Ignores at its Peril
Beijing may believe that, eventually, Taiwanese politics will turn in its favor. But it should consider experiences from the other two territories currently living under the formula — Hong Kong and Macau — to better understand why “ one country, two systems ” will never work in Taiwan, regardless of politics. (Source: The RAND Blog)
Source: The RAND Blog - September 11, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Derek Grossman Source Type: blogs

One Country, Two Systems, Lots of Problems
The enormous protests in Hong Kong since spring have led to fresh fears about the viability of China ' s “ one country, two systems ” policy. It ' s an idea that Macau and Hong Kong officially subscribe to and Taiwan fiercely resists — but one increasingly questioned from all sides. (Source: The RAND Blog)
Source: The RAND Blog - June 20, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Derek Grossman Source Type: blogs