Not available in 2018/19
LL4CN Half Unit
New Technologies in Law and the Body
This information is for the 2018/19 session.
Dr Tatiana Flessas NAB 7.27
Professor Emily Jackson, NAB 7.10
This course is available on the LLM (extended part-time), LLM (full-time), MSc in Law, Anthropology and Society and University of Pennsylvania Law School LLM Visiting Students. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.
This course is capped at 30 students. Students must apply through Graduate Course Choice on LSEforYou.
For the LLM (Specialisms: Legal Theory)
The course addresses the interrelation of law, technology and theories of ‘the body’. Within the broad categories of ‘Beginnings’, ‘Bodies’ and ‘Endings’, we look at emerging medical technologies and their effect on social and theoretical conceptions of the body and its capacities.
1. Introduction (Professor Emily Jackson; Dr Tatiana Flessas)
2. Assisted Conception;
5. Regulating Obesity;
7. Gender and the Body.
9. Law in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit;
10. Assisted Dying.
20 hours of seminars in the MT.
There will be a Reading Week in week 6 of MT.
Students are invited to submit one 2,000 word essay.
A detailed reading list will be provided.
Exam (100%, duration: 2 hours, reading time: 15 minutes) in the summer exam period.
Total students 2017/18: Unavailable
Average class size 2017/18: Unavailable
Controlled access 2017/18: No
Value: Half Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills
- Specialist skills