Jackson, Emily


Professor Emily Jackson  

Department

Position held

Department of Law

Professor of Law and Head of Department

Experience keywords:

reproductive technologies; research ethics; euthanasia; bioethics; mental health law; PGD; assisted suicide; medical law; capacity; rationing; malpractice litigation; resource allocation; abortion; HFEA; medical ethics; negligence; assisted dying; embryo research; assisted conception; consent; treatment of children; reproduction; IVF

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Emily Jackson's research interests are in the field of medical law and ethics. She is Deputy Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, of which she has been a member since 2003, and has a particular interest in the regulation of reproductive technologies and stem cell research. Emily is also a member of the BMA Medical Ethics Committee, and of the Royal College of Pathologists Ethics Committee. She is Articles Editor and on the Editorial Board of the 'Modern Law Review', and on the Editorial Boards of 'Health Economics, Policy and Law', 'Biosocieties', and the Advisory Board of the 'Journal of Law and Society'.

Other areas of interest are assisted dying, abortion, organ donation, research ethics, resource allocation and consent.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

HealthcareLawPolicy and Regulatory Bodies

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6368

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Jackson, Emily (2013) Compensating egg donors In: Madhok, Sumi and Phillips, Anne and Wilson, Kalpana, (eds.) Gender, Agency and Coercion. Thinking gender in transnational times. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 181-194. ISBN 9780230300323

Jackson, Emily (2013) Regulating embryo research: a regulator’s perspective In: Flear, Mark and Farrell, Anne-Maree and Hervey, Tamara K. and Murphy, Thérèse, (eds.) Europeanlaw and New Health Technologies. Oxford studies in European law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 275-281. ISBN 9780199659210

Jackson, Emily (2013) The Liverpool  care  pathway  review Elder Law Journal, 3 (4). 402-404. ISSN 2044-9593

Jackson, Emily (2013) Medical law: text, cases and materials 3rd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199693603

2012

Jackson, Emily (2012) Statutory regulation of PGD: unintended consequences and future challenges In: McLean, Sheila A. M. and Elliston, Sarah, (eds.) Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis. Biomedical law & ethics library. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 71-88. ISBN 9780415686440

Jackson, Emily (2012) The minimally conscious state and treatment withdrawal: W v M Journal of Medical Ethics, 39 (9). 559-561. ISSN 0306-6800

Jackson, Emily (2012) S.H. and Others v. Austria Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 25 (7). 663-664. ISSN 1472-6483

Jackson, Emily (2012) Law and the regulation of medicines Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781849461795

2011

Jackson, Emily (2011) Commentary 2: criminalising the supply of tobacco Health Economics, Policy and Law, 6 (02). 279-281. ISSN 1744-1331

Jackson, Emily and Abdalla, Hossam (2011) IVF birth data presentation: its impact on clinical practice and patient choice In: Ebtehaj, Fatemeh and Herring, Johnathan and Johnson, Martin and Richards, Martin, (eds.) Birth Rites and Rights. Hart Publishing , Oxford, UK, 271-284. ISBN 9781849461887

Jackson, Emily (2011) A new amendment on abortion guidance will instead institute delays for women seeking medical help British Politics and Policy at LSE (31 Aug 2011) Blog entry

Jackson, Emily (2011) UK citizens can access assisted suicide, but they must travel to Zurich in order to do so: this is illogical, but more importantly, it imposes an unfair burden on terminally ill individuals British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Jun 2011) Blog entry

Jackson, Emily and Keown, John (2011) Debating euthanasia Debating law (3). Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781849461788

2010

Jackson, Emily (2010) Abortion In: Grubb, Andrew and Laing, Judith and McHale , Jean and Kennedy, Ian, (eds.) Principles of Medical Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford , 863-902. ISBN 9780199544400

Jackson, Emily (2010) Re N (a child): commentary In: Hunter, Rosemary and McGlynn, Clare and Rackley, Erika, (eds.) Feminist Judgments: From Theory to Practice. Hart Publishing, Oxford, 83-88. ISBN 9781849460538

Jackson, Emily (2010) Top-up payments for expensive cancer drugs: rationing, fairness and the NHS Modern Law Review, 73 (3). 399-427. ISSN 0026-7961

2009

Kendall, Tim and McGoey, Linsey and Jackson, Emily (2009) If NICE was in the USA Lancet, 374 (9686). 272-273. ISSN 0140-6736

Jackson, Emily (2009) Medical law: text, cases and materials 2nd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199551927

McGoey, L. and Jackson, Emily (2009) Seroxat and the suppression of clinical trial data: regulatory failure and the convenience of legal ambiguity Journal of Medical Ethics, 35 (2). 107-112. ISSN 0306-6800

2008

Jackson, Emily (2008) Degendering reproduction? Medical Law Review, 16 (3). 369-389. ISSN 0967-0742

Jackson, Emily (2008) Enshrining the right to live or die Nature, 453 (7193). 284-285. ISSN 0028-0836

Jackson, Emily (2008) The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill 2007 Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3 (4). 429-431. ISSN 1747-4108

Jackson, Emily (2008) The donation of eggs for research and the rise of neopaternalism In: Freeman, Michael, (ed.) Law and Bioethics. Current legal issues (11). Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 286-302. ISBN 9780199545520

Jackson, Emily (2008) Secularism, sanctity and the wrongness of killing Biosocieties, 3 (2). 125-145. ISSN 1745-8552

2007

Jackson, Emily (2007) Death, euthanasia and the medical profession In: Brooks-Gordon, Belinda and Ebtehaj, Fatemeh and Herring, Jonathon and Johnson, Martin and Richards, Martin, (eds.) Death Rites and Rights. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 37-55. ISBN 9781841137322

Jackson, Emily (2007) Prisoners, their partners and the right to family life Child and Family Law Quarterly, 19 (2). 239-246. ISSN 1358-8184

2006

Jackson, Emily (2006) Medical law: text, cases and materials Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199261277

Jackson, Emily (2006) What is a parent? In: Diduck, Alison and O'Donovan, Katherine, (eds.) Feminist Perspectives on Family Law. Feminist Perspectives. Routledge-Cavendish, London, UK, 59-74. ISBN 9781904385424

Jackson, Emily (2006) Rethinking the preconception welfare principle In: Horsey, Kirsty and Biggs, Hazel, (eds.) Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Reproducing Regulation. Biomedical law & ethics library. Routledge-Cavendish, London, UK, 47-67. ISBN 9781844720910

Jackson, Emily (2006) Informed consent and the impotence of tort In: McLean, Sheila A. M., (ed.) First Do No Harm: Law, Ethics and Healthcare. Applied legal philosophy. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, UK, 273-286. ISBN 9780754626145

Jackson, Emily (2006) Fraudulent stem cell research and respect for the embryo Biosocieties, 1 (3). 349-356. ISSN 1745-8552

2004

Jackson, Emily (2004) Whose death is it anyway? Euthanasia and the medical profession Current Legal Problems, 57 (1). 415-442. ISSN 0070-1998

2003

Jackson, Emily (2003) Public opinion and the regulation of conception In: Morgan, W. John and Livingstone, Stephen, (eds.) Law and Opinion in Twentieth-Century Britain and Ireland. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 84-108. ISBN 9780333800898

2002

Jackson, Emily (2002) Abortion: medical paternalism or patient autonomy? In: Lee, Ellie, (ed.) Abortion: Whose Right?. Debating matters. Hodder and Stoughton, London, UK, 1-15. ISBN 9780340857366

Jackson, Emily (2002) Feminist perspectives on health care law Medical Law Review, 10 (1). 107-109. ISSN 0967-0742

Lee, Ellie and Jackson, Emily (2002) The pregnant body In: Evans, Mary and Lee, Ellie, (eds.) Real Bodies: a Sociological Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 115-132. ISBN 9780333947517

Jackson, Emily and Lacey, Nicola (2002) Introducing feminist legal theory In: Penner, James E. and Schiff, David and Nobles, Richard, (eds.) Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 779-853. ISBN 9780406946782

Jackson, Emily (2002) Conception and the irrelevance of the welfare principle Modern Law Review, 65 (2). 176-203. ISSN 0026-7961

2001

Jackson, Emily (2001) Regulating reproduction: law, technology and autonomy Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781841130545

2000

Jackson, Emily (2000) Abortion, autonomy and prenatal diagnosis Social and Legal Studies, 9 (4). 467-494. ISSN 0964-6639


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Emily Jackson first joined LSE in 1998. After graduating from the University of Oxford, she worked as a research officer at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford. Her first teaching position was at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and she has also taught at Birkbeck College and Queen Mary, University of London. Emily’s research interests are in the field of medical law. She is Deputy Chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, and a member of the British Medical Association Medical Ethics Committee.

 

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