A Caring Jurisprudence: Listening to Patients at the Supreme Court
By: Susan M. Behuniak (author)Hardback
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This book argues that it is both possible and proper to develop a jurisprudence capable of incorporating the knowledge of patients. Drawing on feminist scholarship, this book proposes a model for a 'caring jurisprudence' that integrates the ethic of justice and the ethic of care to ensure that patients' knowledge is included in judicial decision making.
Susan M. Behuniak is professor of political science at Le Moyne College.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Three Versions of a Story: Medical, Legal, and Personal Chapter 3 The Abortion Cases: The Merging of Medical and Legal Knowledge Chapter 4 The Physician Assisted Suicide Cases: The Triumph of Medical Knowledge over Patients' Knowledge Chapter 5 A Jurisprudence of Justice and Care: Enabling the Court to Hear the Knowledge of Patients Chapter 6 Listening to Patients: The Abortion and Physician Assisted Suicide Cases Revisited
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