Articles

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The Dialogue between Biomedicine and Law in an “IntraAmerican Transnational Perspective”, Boston College Law School Lectures and Presentations (2009)
 

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Bioethics and Law in the United States: A Legal Process Perspective, Diritto Pubblico Comparato ed Europeo (2009)
 
Not DEA'd Yet: Gonzalez v. Oregon, Hastings Center Report (2006)
 
Normativity and Biomedicine in the United States of America, Journal International de Bioéthique (2004)
 
Nutrition and Hydration in PVS Individuals: the Cruzan, Bland and Englaro Cases, Notizie di Politeia: Rivista di Etica e Scelte Pubbliche (2002)
 
Regulating Bioethics with Judge-Made Law: The American Experience, Notizie di Politeia: Rivista di Etica e Scelte Pubbliche (2002)
 

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Baker v. State and the Promise of the New Judicial Federalism (with Lawrence Friedman), Boston College Law Review (2001)
 
Assisted Dying, Trial (1999)
 

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Pleading for Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Courts, Western New England Law Review (1997)
 

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A Model State Act to Authorize and Regulate Physician-Assisted Suicide (with Clyde Bergstresser, Dan W. Brock, Garrick F. Cole, Nancy S. Dorfman, Judith A. Johnson, Lowell E. Schnipper, James Vorenberg, and Sidney H. Wanzer), Harvard Journal on Legislation (1996)
 
Blood, Sin, and Death: Jehovah's Witnesses and the American Patient's Rights Movement, Revue trimestrielle du ressort de la Cour d'Appel de Versailles (1993)
 
On Taking Substituted Judgment Seriously, Hastings Center Report (1990)
 

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Fetal Research: The Question in the States, Hastings Center Report (1985)
 
The Case for the Courts, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (1984)
 
The Mixed Roles of the Guardian Ad Litem, Guardianship News (1981)
 

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Medical Paternalism and the Rule of Law: A Reply to Dr. Relman, American Journal of Law and Medicine (1979)
 
Will You be Missing a Few Million Clients?, Student Lawyer (1976)
 
Quality Control Moves to Center Stage (with Richard Hofrichter), New Directions in Legal Services (1976)
 
Lawyer Advertising Gets Press, New Directions in Legal Services (1976)
 

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Live Organ and Tissue Transplants from Minor Donors in Massachusetts (with Margot Botsford and Garrick F. Cole), Boston University Law Review (1975)
 
Issues Regarding the Interface between Group Legal Services and Clinial Legal Education, Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility (1974)
 
Neighborhood Legal Services: Friend or Foe?, Journal of Housing (1971)
 
Confession of Judgment: The Futures Market in Due Process Rights in Pennsylvania (with Joel G. Weisberg), Clearinghouse Review (1970)
 

Books

Contributions to Books

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Blood Transfusions, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the American Patients’ Rights Movement, Alternatives to Blood Transfusion in Transfusion Medicine (2011)
 
The Right to Die: Themes and Variations, Il Governo Del Corpo (2011)
 
Legal Methodologies for Maximizing Freedom of Scientific Research, Proceedings of the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research: Rome, February 16-18, 2006 (2007)
 
Hastening Death: The Seven Deadly Sins of the Status Quo, Physician-Assisted Dying: The Case for Palliative Care & Patient Choice (2004)
 
Normativité et Biomédecine aux Etats-Unis, Normativité et Biomédecine (2003)
 
Quale etica per i guidici?, Etica e deontologia giudiziaria: Atti del Convegno internazionale in onore di Pietro Rescigno, a cura di Giovanna Visintini e Sergio Marotta (2003)
 
Rapport de Charles Baron, Constitution et Bioéthique Medicale (1998)
 
The American Patients' Rights Movement and Bloodless Surgery, Bloodless Surgery: Surgical and Anaesthetic Aspects, Legal and Ethical Issues, International Symposium, 1996 (1997)
 
Aspects Relatifs au Mouvement des Droits des Malades aux Etats-Unis, Consentement Eclairé et Transfusion Sanguine (1996)
 
L' Interpretazione Costitutzionale negli Stati Americani, Analsi e Diritto: Ricerche di Giurisprudenza Analitica (1996)
 

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The Concept of Person in the Law, Defining Human Life: Medical, Legal and Ethical Implications (1983)
 
Professional Ethical Issues Confronting the Bench and Bar in 'Mental Disability' Cases, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Civil Commitment and Rights of Institutionalized Persons (1982)
 
Delivery of Legal Services to Low and Middle Income Consumers in the United States, Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Legal Aid and Legal Services and the Need for International Exchange of Information, October 25-28, 1976, London (1977)
 
'Voluntary' Sterilization of the Mentally Retarded, Genetics and the Law (1976)
 

Selected Professional Activities

Transnational Law in Support of Science; Science in Support of Transnational Law, The Science for Peace Conference session on Science and the Process of Formation of Transnational Law at a Global Level (2009)
 
The Dialogue between Biomedicine and Law in an “IntraAmerican Transnational Perspective”, Conference on Science, Biomedicine and Law: A Dialogue between Disciplines, Cultures, and Languages (2009)
 
Good without God?, Panel discussion on Conscience and Religious Traditions convened prior to the 2008 annual symposium of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities (2008)
 
District of Columbia v. Heller and Fourteenth Amendment: What Impact on the States?, Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Association of City Solicitors and Town Counsel (2008)
 
Bioethics and Law in the United States: A Legal Process Perspective, Advanced Course of Constitutional Law/Bioethics and Human Rights at The Research Center for European and Comparative Constitutional Law (DIPEC) (2007)
 
Terrorisme et function de juger, Centre de Théorie du Droit et du Centre de recherche sur les droits fondamentaux (2006)