This course will attempt to analyze the ways in which contemporary Jewish jurists have met the challenge of the application of a traditional legal system to novel conditions. The judicial and analytic approaches will be studied in the context of responses to advancement in medical technology. The areas of study will be: abortion, contraception, artificial insemination and surrogate motherhood, autopsies, euthanasia and definition of death.
Section Offerings for 2012-13
There are no offered sections in 2012-13. Please choose a different year.