conflict and paralyzed by competing interest groups and ideologies? As years of careful thinking and writing on health care reform turns into a season of political debate and decision, the strengths or inadequacies of the two branches of government may become painfully obvious.

NOTES

1.  

E.g., National Research Council. AIDS: The Second Decade. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1990.

2.  

E.g., Hastings Center. Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying. Briar Cliff Manor, N.Y., 1987.

3.  

New York State Society of Surgeons v. Axelrod, 77 N.Y.2d 677 (1991).

4.  

International Union, UAWv. Johnson Controls, Inc., 499 U.S. 187 (1991).

5.  

A considerably more detailed ''human rights impact assessment" is contained in Gostin L., Lazzarini, Z., Public Health and Human Rights in the AIDS Pandemic. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, in press.

6.  

Haitian Centers Council, Inc., v. Sale, 823 F. Supp. 1028 (E.D.N.Y. 1993).

7.  

In 1993, the U.S. Public Health Service conducted the first PHS workshop for state judges on tuberculosis and AIDS. See Gostin, L., Lazzarini, Z., Tuberculosis, the Law, and Public Health. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, in press.

8.  

Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 113 S.Ct. 2786 (1993).

9.  

Greenhouse L. Justices put judges in charge of deciding reliability of scientific testimony. New York Times, June 29, 1993: A13.

10.  

Butler, J.D., Walbert D.F., eds. 1992. Abortion, Medicine, and the Law, 4th ed. New York: Facts on File.

11.  

Griswold v. Connecticut, 85 S.Ct. 1678 (1965). See also Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1(1967); Eisenstadt v. Baird, 405 U.S. 438 (1972).

12.  

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973).

13.  

Griswold v. Connecticut, 85 S.Ct. 1678 (1965).

14.  

Carey v. Population Senices International, 97 S.Ct. 2010 at 2016 (1977). See Eisenstadt v. Baird, 405 U.S. 438 (1972).

15.  

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973).

16.  

See, e.g., City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health, 462 U.S. 416 (1983); Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, 476 U.S. 747 (1986).

17.  

Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, 492 U.S. 490 (1989).

18.  

Rust . Sullivan, 111 S.Ct. 1759 (1991).

19.  

112 S.Ct. 2791 (1992).

20.  

Benshoof, J. Planned Parenthood v. Casey: The impact of the new undue burden standard on reproductive health care. JAMA 1993:269:2249-2257.

21.  

Dellinger, W. Abortion: The case against compromise. In: Butler,J.D., Walbert, D.F., eds. Abortion, Medicine, and the Law, 4th ed. New York: Facts on File, 1992:90-98.

22.  

Van Alstyne, W.W. The cycle of constitutional uncertainty in American abortion law. In: Butler, J.D., Walbert, D.F., eds. Abortion, Medicine, and the Law, 4th ed. New York: Facts on File, 1992:79-89.

23.  

Benshoof, op. cit.

24.  

In re Baby M., 217 N.J. Super. 313 (1987), rev'd in part, 525 A.2d 1128 (1988).

25.  

Yoon, M. The Uniform Status of Children of Assisted Contraception Act: Does it protect the best interests of the child in a surrogate arrangement? American Journal of Law and Medicine 1990, 16:525-553.

26.  

In re Quinlan, 70 N.J. 10, 355 A.2d 647, cert. denied sub. nom., Garger v. New Jersey, 429 U.S. 922 (1976).



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