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Biolaw and Tensions of Constitutional Law in Latin America

  • Eduardo A. RuedaEmail author
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Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 78)

Abstract

This chapter analyzes the tensions between the legitimacy of the current legal order and the development of new publicly acceptable normative proposals in terms of biolaw. In this fashion, ‘tension’ means the presence of immanent explicit contradictions between visions about the scope and limits of constitutional law. This review is relevant to understand the normal and factual complexities that challenge the field of biolaw in Latin America. This exercise is not intended to be exhaustive. The chapter only points out the issues that are most clearly the source of regulatory uncertainty and political-juridical conflicts in Latin American region. At the outset, this work withdraws from the very important task of clarifying the basics on which biolaw could claim particular specificity in the field of regulatory studies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pontifical Xaverian UniversityBogotáColombia

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