11. Gatley on Libel and Slander 12th ed
New to the 12th Edition
12. Law and Ethics Relating to Medical Profession
Medical Law is a new and expanding field, which offers considerable scope for interdisciplinary study and collaboration. The responsibilities of those providing health care and the expectations of those providing health care and the expectation of those receiving it area draws on a wide range of existing legal subjects such as tort law, criminal law, family law and contract law. There is an increased interest among those involved in the medical field to know about the legal principles applicable to medical practice.
Law and Ethics Relating To Medical Profession explains the principles of law and ethics governing medical issues such as consent to medical treatment, confidentiality, medical negligence, euthanasia, assisted reproduction, abortion, sterilization and metal health. The Book is designed not only to provide readers with a thorough knowledge of the substantive medical law but also to enable readers to apply legal and ethical concepts to specific situations that relate to medical practice.
The author, Dr. Puteri Nemie Jahn Kassim, who holds a Ph.D. in Law, is an Associate Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia.
13.Whistleblower Protection Law: Cases and Commentary
Whistleblower Protection laws have been enacted globally to protect employees of either government agencies or private corporations, who report to the public or those in authority regarding mismanagement, corruption, illegality or any wrongdoing within their place of employment. In the past, employees who act as whistleblowers are often subject to retaliation by their employers, hence the need for Whistleblower Protection laws.
This book begins with an overview on the history and objective of Whistleblower Protection laws, before providing a commentary on the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 in Malaysia. Several chapters cover in detail the administration, disclosure of improper conduct as well as the enforcement of the Act. Besides the commentary on Whistleblower Protection laws in the United States, United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries, the case studies covered in the book provide invaluable insight on the application of Whistleblower Protection laws. Readers would find the chapter on the Syariah view of Whistleblower Protection laws as an interesting perspective on this area of law. The book ends with a chapter on recommendations on drafting Whistleblower Protection policies.
This book provides an interesting discussion on the phenomena of Whistleblower Protection laws in Malaysia and around the world.