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    Reproductive Technologies and the Legal Determination of Fatherhood.Sally Sheldon - 2005 - Feminist Legal Studies 13 (3):349-362.
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    Unmarried Fathers and Parental Responsibility: A Case for Reform? [REVIEW]Sally Sheldon - 2001 - Feminist Legal Studies 9 (2):93-118.
    Following a Consultation exercise conducted by the Lord Chancellor's Department, the U.K. Government has announced its intention to amend the Children Act 1989 so that the unmarried father who jointly registers the birth with the mother will acquire parental responsibility automatically. In this paper, I draw on the responses made to the L.C.D. Consultation, in order critically to evaluate the arguments for and against reform. A poverty of relevant empirical research makes it impossible to reach a properly informed view on (...)
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    Female Genital Mutilation and Cosmetic Surgery: Regulating Non-Therapeutic Body Modification.Sally Sheldon & Stephen Wilkinson - 1998 - Bioethics 12 (4):263–285.
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    “Who is the Mother to Make the Judgment?”: The Constructions of Woman in English Abortion Law. [REVIEW]Sally Sheldon - 1993 - Feminist Legal Studies 1 (1):3-22.
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    “No Father Required”? The Welfare Assessment in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.Julie McCandless & Sally Sheldon - 2010 - Feminist Legal Studies 18 (3):201-225.
    Of all the changes to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 that were introduced in 2008 by legislation of the same name, foremost to excite media attention and popular controversy was the amendment of the so-called welfare clause. This clause forms part of the licensing conditions which must be met by any clinic before offering those treatment services covered by the legislation. The 2008 Act deleted the statutory requirement that clinicians consider the need for a father of any potential (...)
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    Gender Equality and Reproductive Decision-Making.Sally Sheldon - 2004 - Feminist Legal Studies 12 (3):303-316.
    In Evans, both the U.K. High Court and Court of Appeal upheld Howard Johnston’s right to refuse Natallie Evans access to the stored embryos which represented her only hope of having a child which was genetically her own. In this note, I focus on claims of gender (in)equality in the resolution of Evans. My argument is that such claims are often made all too easily, without full consideration of the problems of advancing them in the context of procreative decision-making, where (...)
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    The Regulatory Cliff Edge Between Contraception and Abortion: The Legal and Moral Significance of Implantation.Sally Sheldon - 2015 - Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (9):762-765.
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    Consent Agreements for Cryopreserved Embryos: The Case for Choice.Peter D. Sozou, Sally Sheldon & Geraldine M. Hartshorne - 2010 - Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (4):230-233.
    Under current UK law, an embryo cannot be transferred to a woman's uterus without the consent of both of its genetic parents, that is both of the people from whose gametes the embryo was created. This consent can be withdrawn at any time before the embryo transfer procedure. Withdrawal of consent by one genetic parent can result in the other genetic parent losing the opportunity to have their own genetic children. We argue that offering couples only one type of consent (...)
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    The Decriminalisation of Abortion: An Argument for Modernisation.Sally Sheldon - 2016 - Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 36 (2):334-365.
    While abortion is now offered as a routine part of modern NHS-funded reproductive healthcare, the legal framework regulating it remains rooted in the punitive, conservative values of the mid-Victorian era. This article argues that this framework is in need of fundamental reform to modernise it in line with the clinical science and moral values of the 21st century. It assesses the current statutory framework regulating abortion against the purposes that are typically claimed to motivate it: the protection of women; and (...)
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    Multiple Pregnancy and Reproductive Choice R V. Queen Charlotte Hospital, Professor Phillip Bennett, North Thames Regional Health Authority and Social Services of Brentford and Hounslaw LBC, Ex Parte SPUC, Ex Parte Philys Bowman.Sally Sheldon - 1997 - Feminist Legal Studies 5 (1):99-106.
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    Delivering Democracy to Abortion Politics: Bowman V. United Kingdom (European Court of Human Rights, Case No. 141/1996/762/959, 19 February 1998, (1998) 26 E.H.R.R. 1). [REVIEW]Susan Millns & Sally Sheldon - 1999 - Feminist Legal Studies 7 (1):63-73.
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    Personal View: Withdrawal of Consent by Sperm Donors.Peter D. Sozou, Sally Sheldon & Geraldine M. Hartshorne - unknown
    Since 1991, sperm donors in the UK have had the legal right to withdraw consent for the use of their sperm in fertility treatment. This has the potential to adversely affect patients. It may mean that previous recipients of a donor’s sperm cannot have further children who are full biological siblings to an existing child, and that embryos created from the donor’s sperm and a patient’s eggs must be destroyed.
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    Delivering Democracy to Abortion Politics: Bowman V United Kingdom.Sally Sheldon & Susan Millns - 1999 - Feminist Legal Studies 7 (1):63-73.
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    Feminist Perspectives on Health Care Law.Sally Sheldon & Michael Thomson (eds.) - 1998 - Cavendish.
    This book brings together new work by some of the foremost writers in the health care law arena. It presents exciting new insights,drawing on feminist theory and methodology to further our understanding of health care law. Whilst the book makes a real contribution to both feminist debates and the analysis of this area of law, it is also accessible to the undergraduate student who is approaching this area of legal scholarship and feminist jurisprudence for the first time. Its focus is (...)
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  15. Reproductive Choice : Men's Freedom and Women's Responsibility?Sally Sheldon - 2006 - In John R. Spencer & Antje Du Bois-Pedain (eds.), Freedom and Responsibility in Reproductive Choice. Hart.
     
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