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Can judges ration with compassion? A priority-setting rights matrix

Newdick, C. (2018) Can judges ration with compassion? A priority-setting rights matrix. Health and Human Rights Journal, 20 (1). pp. 107-120. ISSN 2150-4113

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Official URL: http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC6039723

Abstract/Summary

How should courts supervise health service resource allocation? Although practice varies widely, four broad approaches can be represented on a matrix comparing, on two axes, (a) individual-community rights and (b) substantive-procedural remedies. Examples from each compartment of the matrix are discussed and, although the community-procedural approach is recommended as a general rule, a range of other responses within the matrix may also be desirable.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Law
ID Code:77795
Publisher:Harvard University Press

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