Delimiting the Donor: The Dead Donor Rule

Authors

  • John A. Robertson

    1. The Vinson & Elkins chair at the University of Texas Law School, where he teaches criminal law, constitutional law, and law and bioethics.
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Abstract

The scarcity of vital organs has prompted several calls to either modify the dead donor rule or interpret it more broadly. Given its symbolic importance, however, the rule should be changed only cautiously.

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