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Necessity, Rights, and Rationing in Compulsory Research.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. May2022, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p31-33. 3p.

Abstract: In "Compulsory Research in Learning Health Care: Against a Minimal Risk Limit," Robert Steel offers an argument in favor of compelling individuals to participate in some research that poses more than minimal risk. In his view, the ethics of compulsory ...

Recommendations for Better Civic Learning: Building and Rebuilding Democracy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Jan2021 Supplement 1, Vol. 51, pS64-S75. 12p.

Abstract: This is the concluding essay for a special report from The Hastings Center entitled Democracy in Crisis: Civic Learning and the Reconstruction of Common Purpose, which grew out of a project supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This ...

Creative Democracy—the Task Still before Us.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Jan2021 Supplement 1, Vol. 51, pS29-S35. 7p.

Abstract: This essay looks to Thomas Jefferson and John Dewey, as well as a contemporary political theorist, Kevin O'Leary, for some guidance in confronting the present crisis in American democratic norms and practices—including that swirling around issues of pu...

The Right Recognition of Rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Jul2022, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p46-47. 2p.

Abstract: In Reimagining Human Rights: Religion and the Common Good (Georgetown University Press, 2021), the noted theologian William R. O'Neill has undertaken a task as difficult as it is important in reimagining the theory and practice of human rights and glob...

AI Surveillance during Pandemics: Ethical Implementation Imperatives.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. May2020, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p18-21. 4p.

Abstract: Artificial intelligence surveillance can be used to diagnose individual cases, track the spread of Covid‐19, and help provide care. The use of AI for surveillance purposes (such as detecting new Covid‐19 cases and gathering data from healthy and ill in...

Civic Learning for a Democracy in Crisis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Jan2021 Supplement 1, Vol. 51, pS2-S4. 3p.

Abstract: This essay introduces a special report from The Hastings Center entitled Democracy in Crisis: Civic Learning and the Reconstruction of Common Purpose, which grew out of a project supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This multiauthor...

Asylum, Refuge, and Justice in Health.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. May2019, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p13-17. 5p.

Abstract: We are, as of May 2019, witnessing yet another "caravan" of people fleeing violence in Latin America, bonding together to reach the territory of safer states in the North. Similarly, in the fall of 2015, Europe experienced the movement of many refugees...

The Legal Challenge of Abortion Stigma—and Government Restrictions on the Practice of Medicine.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Mar2020, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p13-15. 3p.

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Abstract: During the 2016 election, Donald Trump won conservative support by promising that he would, if elected, nominate "pro‐life" justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. Whether President Trump makes good on his campaign promise to restrict abortion rights may c...

The UN Challenge to Guardianship and Surrogate Decision-Making.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2022 Mar; Vol. 52 (2), pp. 4-6.

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Abstract: In 2006, the United Nations issued the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention, together with an accompanying commentary, urges governments to abandon laws authorizing guardianship and substitute decision-making for people...

Community Engagement and Field Trials of Genetically Modified Insects and Animals.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Hastings Center Report. Jan/Feb2018, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p25-36. 12p.

Abstract: Abstract: New techniques for the genetic modification of organisms are creating new strategies for addressing persistent public health challenges. For example, the company Oxitec has conducted field trials internationally—and has attempted to conduct f...

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