The topic I chose is informed consent. It is a difficult and complex topic with many different laws and viewpoints. The laws of consent often vary by state and in my opinion are often not fully understood by many people. There are many ethical issues that can take place from not completely understanding the consent form. Many people do not read the form at all and consequently do not know their rights as a patient. Patients sometimes sign the consent form without fully understanding...
Due to this overwhelming problem, some countries took a very drastic change in their law to cope with baby dumping, as in Malaysia. While other countries like United Kingdom (UK) still remain reluctant to change the law to impose harsher punishments to baby dumpers. Conflict arises among society whether baby dumping offences shall be put to a lighter or severe sentence. Scholars vary in their opinion on baby dumping; some says it should be classified as murder, while others disagree and...
That this series of facts gives rise to several contentious issues pertaining to the formation of the Contracts is a truism. The added complication to these facts is that Trade me (an internet auction site, with its own governing terms and conditions) is the intermediary and the means by which these possible contracts would be formed. The issues are as follows: Issues: What constitutes a Contract?Whether there has been a valid contract formed between Humphrey and Harriet?Whether...
Part I-Formation of Contract Question A The Mike Boyd Case: A contract is acceptable if done orally or possibly in written form. Mike and his partner have a contract recognizable by law and remedy for any breach to this contract is enforceable. This is because it is written and it will act as material evidence should a remedy be sought (Oughton & Davis, 2000). The obligations in their agreement must be fully satisfied so that the job is done well. The amount of money presumably involved...
British constitution it is an unwritten constitution but it does not mean that there are no written documents. According to Vernon Bogdanor characterised as follows:"The essence of the British constitution is … better expressed in the statement that it is a historic constitution whose dominating characteristic is the sovereignty of parliament, than in the statement that Britain has an unwritten constitution[2]". British constitution is flexible the parliament can alter and repel the...
Introduction: After the Second World War, the need was felt to set up an organisation which would oversee trade between the countries of the world. Then negotiations were started towards an agreement and framework which would have an international character and would be regulating the trade between the member countries, and would reduce and avoid economic conflict between countries. This led to the emergence of the Bretton-Woods system which consisted of the International Monetary Fund, the...
History has provided evidence in support of the idea that the conduct of war is not a justifiable act in the view of humanity. Recent history has pointed out that, despite the public diplomacy supported by the United Nations and Western countries in particular, the use of war cannot be avoided. The war must represent an authorized and agreed upon action, and must be fought for a humanitarian cause. Seen as a wide range phenomenon, war is no longer a first option in international relations....
Around 400 B.C., the "Father of Medicine' Greek physician Hippocrates authored the Hippocratic Oath, which includes the words: “I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel" (euthanasia.com). The specific term “euthanasia” was first used in medical context around the 17th century by Francis Bacon, speaking of a pain free, easy death. The concept was that a physician would give the patient the means to die alleviating the physical...
Trade And Labour Standards: The Interface Introduction International law has seen a long history of a trade labour linkage or rather an attempt at it. It has become one of the most contentious contemporary issues in trade and labor policy circles and debates. This debate can be traced back to the 19th century when calls for international trade legislation could be found in the various international organizations that were formed.In 1919, International Labour Organization (hereinafter ILO) was...
Minute regulations were made governing the contract between master and servant, and their mutual rights and obligations on parallel lines for (a) artificers, (b) laborers in husbandry. Hiring was to be by the year, and any unemployed person qualified in either calling was bound to accept service or pain of imprisonment, if required, unless possessed of property of a specified amount or engaged in art, science or letters, or being a " gentleman." Persons leaving a service were bound to...