In the best interests of the deceased: A possible justification for organ removal without consent?


Opt-out systems of postmortem organ procurement are often supposed to be justifiable by presumed consent, but this justification turns out to depend on a mistaken mental state conception of consent. A promising alternative justification appeals to the analogical situation that occurs when an emergency decision has to be made about medical treatment for a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11017-011-9182-0