1. Daniel B. Sinclair (2009). Dealing with Death in the Jewish Legal Tradition. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 6 (3):297-305.
    The main theme of the article is the tension between the obligation to preserve life, and the value of timely death. This tension is resolved by distinguishing between precipitating death, which is prohibited, and merely removing an impediment to it, which is permitted. In contemporary Jewish law, a distinction is made between therapy, which may be discontinued, and life-support, which must be maintained until the establishment of death. Another theme is that of “soft” patient autonomy, and its role in dealing (...)
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  2. Daniel B. Sinclair (2003). Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions. OUP Oxford.
    Jewish Biomedical Law deals with the controversial issues of abortion, assisted reproduction, genetics, the obligation to heal, patient autonomy, treatment of the terminally ill, the definition of death, organ donations, and the allocation of scarce medical resources in Jewish Law. -/- The volume focuses upon the complex interplay between legal and moral elements in the decision-making process, particularly when questions of life and death (such as abortion and treatment of the terminally ill) are involved. Sinclair argues that the moral element (...)
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  3. Daniel B. Sinclair (1992). The Interaction Between Law and Morality in Jewish Law in the Areas of Feticide and Killing a Terminally Ill Individual. Criminal Justice Ethics 11 (2):76-84.