Legal Hybrids: On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos

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Legal Hybrids : On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos. / Herrmann, Janne Rothmar.

In: Medical Law International, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2009, p. 1-22.

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Herrmann, JR 2009, 'Legal Hybrids: On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos', Medical Law International, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-22.

APA

Herrmann, J. R. (2009). Legal Hybrids: On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos. Medical Law International, 10(1), 1-22.

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Herrmann JR. Legal Hybrids: On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos. Medical Law International. 2009;10(1):1-22.

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Herrmann, Janne Rothmar. / Legal Hybrids : On the Legal Status of Foetuses and Embryos. In: Medical Law International. 2009 ; Vol. 10, No. 1. pp. 1-22.

Bibtex

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abstract = "The article discusses the inadequacy of traditional theory on legal personhood in relation to embryos and foetuses. To challenge the somewhat binary view of legal personhood according to which the ‘born alive' criterion is paramount the article demonstrates that the number of legal categories in which embryos and foetuses are placed are much more complex. These categories are identified using Danish legislation as an example and on that basis the article extracts and identifies the different parameters that play a part in the legal categorisation of the human conceptus.",
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