Legal Status of the Human Body and Tissues
Today, discussion of the legal status of human materials and their use is very important, given that we now have the ability to utilize the human body and tissues in various fields of life science. The human body consists of many diverse components, and it is very difficult to treat them equally from the legal and ethical standpoints. Therefore, the author finds it meaningful that Professor Benjamin Capps developed his legal theory in connection with the cases of John Moore in the United States, raising an important question about the future of property law in light of a growing biotechnology industry.
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