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JLM Vol 28 No 2 Contents:

EDITORIAL: Human Challenge Trials: Ethical and Legal Issues for COVID-19 Research – Ian Freckelton QC

LEGAL ISSUES: Sex Therapy as a Reasonable and Necessary Support for Persons with a Disability – Ian Freckelton QC

- NURSING AND MIDWIFERY ISSUES: Patients’ Access to Care During COVID-19 and the Role of Nurse Practitioners in Australia – Jane Currie

- PUBLIC HEALTH LAW ISSUES:  COVID-19: Public Health Emergency Powers and Accountability Mechanisms in Australia – Paula O’Brien and Eliza Waters

- GENOMIC ISSUES: Pathways, Processes and Protections: Australia’s Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Spaces – Jan Charbonneau and Dianne Nicol

- HEALTH LAW REPORTER: Supported Decision-Making for People Living with Dementia: An Examination of  Four Australian Guardianship Laws – Meredith Blake, Cameron Stewart, Pia Castelli-Arnold and Craig Sinclair


- The Regulation and Governance of Clinical Trials: Past and Present Considerations to Ensure Ethical Treatment of Human Participants – Grace Borsellino, Patrick Foong and Sonia Allan

- Scientific Uncertainty and Guarantee of Supply of Medicines and Healthcare Products during the Crisis Caused by the SARS-CoV-2 in Spain – Carlos del Castillo-Rodríguez and Silvia Enríquez-Fernández

- Parental Refusal of Treatment and Children’s Rights in Nigeria – Titilayo Oyenihun Aderibigbe and Amarachi Chizaram Okonkoh

- Guiding Genomic Research: Australia’s National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research – Belinda Bennett, Elizabeth Dallaston, Fiona McDonald, Andrew McGee, Shih-Ning Then and Bethany Allen

- Australia after Bawa-Garba: Does Reflective Learning Remain Tenable for Health Care Practitioners? – Christopher D Mills

- Epidemiology of Offences against Health in the Republic of Kazakhstan: 2015–2019 – Oxana Tsigengagel, Nataliya Glushkova, Vugar Mammadov, Zaituna Khismetova, Meruert Gazaliyeva, Zhanara Ibrayeva and Yuliya Semenova

- The Doctrine of Double Effect and Potential Criminal Liability of Medical Practitioners in Australia – Scott Davison

- The Strategy of Evaluation Automatism for Disability Assessment: A Pragmatic Choice to Simplify the Decision-making Process in the Italian Welfare System – Giuseppe Consolazio

- Australian Medicare Benefits – Bachier Mawassi

- Workers’ Compensation, Return to Work, Behavioural Health and COVID-19 in Australia – Robert Guthrie, Robert Aurbach and Marina Ciccarelli

- “Equality”, the “Capability Approach” and the Ethical Health Care Paradigm: The Interface – Abhay Vir Singh Kanwar and Mia Mahmudur Rahim

- BOOK REVIEW: The Assassination of Barbara O’Neill, by Michael O’Neill