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Durham University

Durham Law School

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Publication details for Dr Samantha Halliday

Halliday, Samantha & Steinberg, Deborah Lynn (2004). The Regulated Gene: New Legal Dilemmas’. Medical Law Review 12: 2 - 13.

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This article considers genetic exceptionalism and the law, seeking to address the unparalleled questions for law raised by the advent of genetics, including what role should the law play; which interests should the law reflect; and should law react to scientific advances on an ad hoc basis or should a more principled, proactive approach be adopted to regulation.