Selected technology themed publications by members of the NZLF Centre for Law and Policy in Emerging Technologies. See our projects page as well for more research by the Centre.
J Zerilli and C Gavaghan (with A Knott and J Maclaurin) “Transparency in Algorithmic and Human Decision-Making: Is There a Double Standard?” Philosophy & Technology (online 5 Sep 2018; print edition forthcoming)
C. Gavaghan. “Lex Machina: Techno-regulatory mechanisms and 'rules by design'.” Otago Law Review (2017); 15(1), 123-145.
C. Gavaghan. “Reproductive technologies and the search for regulatory legitimacy: fuzzy lines, decaying consensus and intractable normative problems” in Brownsword, Scotford and Yeung, eds. The Oxford Handbook on the Law and Regulation of Technology (Oxford University Press, 2017) at 992-1016.
A. Bastani, C. Gavaghan, “Challenges to "a Most Dangerous Doctrine" or a "Fantastic Theory" of Volitional Insanity” VUW Law Review (2016); 47(4)
J Snelling, C. Gavaghan, “PGD Past, Present and Future: is the HFE Act 1990 now ‘fit for purpose’?’” in K Horsey (ed) Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Regulation Revisited (Routledge, 2015) at 80-97.
C. Gavaghan, “Saviour siblings: no avoiding the hard questions” (2015); 41 Journal of medical ethics 931-932.
C. Gavaghan, A. Bastani, “Genes, Blame and Loss of Control: Is There a Place in Criminal Law for a ‘Genetic Defense’?” (2014); 8(2) Recent Adv DNA Gene Seq. 119-125.
M. King, C. Gavaghan, and J. McMillan, “Medical regulation of cognitive enhancement devices: some concerns” (2014); 1(3) Journal of Law and Biosciences 334-339.
Regulating New Technologies
J Snelling and J McMillan “Equality: Old Debates, New Technologies” in E Scotford, R Brownsword and K Yeung (eds) The Oxford Handbook on Law, Regulation and Technology (OUP, 2017).
J Snelling, N Kerruish, J Lenagh-Glue Judging Genes and Choosing Children: Revisiting Law, Ethics and Policy in the Genomic Age (Report for the New Zealand Law Foundation, University of Otago, August 2017) pp 340. Link to the e-version
Non-invasive prenatal testing
J Snelling, N Kerruish and J Lenagh-Glue “Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: the problem with “fast cars” (2016) 24 Journal of Law and Medicine 203-220.
J Snelling and C Gavaghan “PGD Past and Present: is the HFE Act 1990 now ‘Fit for Purpose’? in K Horsey (ed) Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Routledge, 2015) pp 80-97.
J Snelling, “Cartwright Calamities, Frankensteinian Monsters and the Regulation of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in New Zealand” in SAM Mclean, S Elliston (eds) The Regulation of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis (Routledge, 2013) pp 171-198.
J Snelling, “Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Slipping Through the Regulatory Net” in Human Genome Research Project, Genes, Society and the Future: Vol III (Brookers Ltd, Wellington; 2009).
J Snelling, N Peart, M Henaghan, “Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Testing the Legal Boundaries” in Genes, Society and the Future: Vol 1 (Human Genome Research Project, Dunedin; 2007).
J Snelling, A Kralovec, M Cho, “Law and Regulation” in Choosing Genes for Future Children: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (Human Genome Research Project, Dunedin; 2006).
J Snelling, “Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Susceptibility Conditions: A New Frontier or a Logical Extension?” (2008) 19 Journal of Law and Medicine 263-278.
J Snelling, “Embryonic HLA Tissue-Typing and Made-to-match Siblings: The New Zealand Position” (2008) 9(2) Medical Law International 13-43.
J Snelling, “Implications for Providers and Patients: A Comment on the Regulatory Framework for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in New Zealand” (2006) 8(1) Medical Law International 23-49.
R Johnson, G Gillett and J Snelling “Regulation of Cognitive Enhancement Devices: Commentary” (2014) Journal of Law and the Biosciences 328.
Direct Brain Interventions
J Snelling and J McMillan “Psychosurgery” in H ten Have (ed) Encyclopedia of Global Ethics (Springer, 2015) pp 1-11.
C Anderson, P Skegg, R Wilson, M Hackett, J Snelling, A Grover, Use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in New Zealand: A Review of Efficacy, Safety, and Regulatory Controls (Ministry of Health, Wellington; Dec 2005).