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(p. 201) 7. Genetic Information and the Law 

(p. 201) 7. Genetic Information and the Law
(p. 201) 7. Genetic Information and the Law

G. T. Laurie

, S. H. E. Harmon

, and E. S. Dove

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date: 01 March 2021

This chapter discusses the nature of genetic disease and the role of the genetic counsellor in handling personal and familial genetic information; legal and ethical responses to the ‘familial’ nature of genetics; individual and family interests in genetic information; other parties’ interests in genetic information; state interest in genetic information; gene therapy; and cloning.

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