1. Self-ownership, Property Rights, & the Human Body: A Legal & Philosophical Analysis (Cambridge University Press, in press).

2. ‘Libertarian Paternalism and Nudging: On Alluring Concepts and Public Policy’, Handbook on the Philosophy of Paternalism (Routledge, forthcoming).

3. ‘The Politics of Nudge and Framing Behaviour Change in Health’ in Beck, S. and Strassheim, H. (eds) Handbook of Behavioural Change and Public Policy (Edward Elgar, forthcoming) (co-authored with Farrell, A.M.).


4. Organ Shortage: Ethics Law and Pragmatism (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2011) (edited with Farrell, A.M. & Price, D.).

5. Stem Cells: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics (World Scientific Publishing, 2012) (edited with Harris, J. & Chan, S.).

Journal Articles & Contributions

7. Preventing Lawful and Decent Burial: Resurrecting Dead Offences’, Legal Studies (2016) 36(2): 354–374.

8. ‘Propertisation & Commercialisation: On Controlling the Uses of Biomaterials’, Modern Law Review (2014) 77(5): 677-702.

9. ‘Are Health Nudges Coercive?’, Monash Bioethics Review (2014) 32(1-2): 141-58.

10. Opt-out Organ Donation: On Evidence & Public Policy, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (2013), doi: 10.1177/0141076813507707 (with Willis, B.H.).

11. Nudging for Health: On Public Policy & Designing Choice Architecture, Medical Law Review (2013) 21(4): 588-621.

12. Property in Human Biomaterials: Separating Persons & Things?’ in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2012) 32 (4): 659-683.

13. From Human Tissue to Human Bodies: Donation, Interventions, & Justified Distinctions?’ in Clinical Ethics (2012) 7(2): 73-8.

14. ‘Organ Donation & Priority Points in Israel: An Ethical Analysis’ in Transplantation (2012) 93(10): 970-73 (with Wright, L.W., & Ravitsky, V.).

15. Tax needn’t be taxing, but in the case of organ donation it might be’ (commentary on an article by Thomas Petersen & Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen) Journal of Medical Ethics, doi: 10.1136/medethics-2012-100501.

16. ‘A Right to Reproduce’ in Bioethics (2010) 24(8): 403-11.

17. ‘Property: The Future of Human Tissue?’ (case commentary) Medical Law Review (2009) 17(3):457-466.

18. ‘Enhancing Me, Enhancing You: Academic Enhancement as a Moral Duty’ in Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities (2008) 2.2: 157 – 62.

19. ‘Best Interests, the Power of the Medical Profession, and the Power of the Judiciary’ Health Care Analysis (Special Issue on Best Interests) (2008) 16: 233-239.

20. ‘Best Interests and Potential Organ Donors’ (with Coggon, J., Brazier, M., Murphy, P., Price, D.) British Medical Journal (2008) 336: 1346-1347.

21. ‘Property Rights in the Human Body: Applying Honoré’, Journal of Medical Ethics (2007) 33 (11): 631-634.

22. ‘Non-human Primates: The Appropriate Subjects of Biomedical Research?, Journal of Medical Ethics (2007) 33 (11): 655-658.

23. ‘A NICE Fallacy’, Journal of Medical Ethics (2007) 33 (8): 465-466.

24. ‘Frozen Embryos, Genetic Information, and Reproductive Rights’, (with Chan, S.) Bioethics (2007) 21(8): 439-448.

Special Journal Issues Edited

25. Medical Law International(Medical Law and Ethics in the Media Spotlight), 2011; 11(3) (with introduction by the editors)(with Coggon, J. & Ford, A.).

Chapters in Edited Volumes

25. ‘Human Biomaterials and Property: Is the Law Still an Ass?’ in Stanton, C., Devaney, S., Farrell, A.M., and Mullock, A. (Eds) Pioneering Healthcare Law: Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier (Routledge, 2016), pp. 156-157 (co-authored with Skene, L.)

26. ‘Organ Donation and Transplantation’ in Dunn, M. et al (Eds.), Medical Law, Ethics and Communication Skills at a Glance (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016).

27. ‘Nudging and Evidence-based Policy in Europe: Problems of Normative Legitimacy and Effectiveness’ (with Elen Stokes) in Alemanno, A. and Sibony, A-L. (eds) Nudging and the Law: A European Perspective? (Hart Publishing, 2015), pp. 61-82 (co-authored with Stokes, E.).

28. Human Biomaterials: The Case for a Property Approach’ in Goold, I., Herring, J., Skene, L., & Greasley, K. (eds.) Persons, Parts and Property: How Should we Regulate Human Tissue in the 21st Century? (Hart Publishing), pp. 231-262 (co-authored with Imogen Goold).

29. ‘Organ donation and transplantation’, (with Farrell, A.M.) Chadwick, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition, volume 3 (Academic Press: San Diego; 2012), pp. 288–296.

30. ‘Stem Cell Therapies & Benefiting from the Fruits of Banned Research’ in Harris, J., Chan, S, & Quigley, M. (Eds.) Stem Cells: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics (World Scientific Publishing, 2012).

31. ‘New frontiers in stem cell science and ethics: Current technology & future challenges’ (with Chan, S. & Harris, J.) in Quigley, M., Chan, S., & Harris, J., Stem Cells: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics (World Scientific Publishing, 2012).

32. ‘Incentivising Organ Donation’ in Farrell, A.M., Price, D., Quigley, M. (Eds.) Organ Shortage: Ethics Law and Pragmatism (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2011).

33. ‘A Principled and Pragmatic Approach to Organ Shortage’ (with Farrell, A.M., Price, D.) in Farrell, A.M., Price, D., Quigley, M. (Eds.) Organ Shortage: Ethics Law and Pragmatism ((Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2011).

34. ‘To Fail to Enhance is to Disable’ (with Harris, J.) in Engelhardt, H.T. (Ed.) Philosophical Reflections on Disability (Springer Science, 2009).

35. ‘Immortal Happiness’ (with Harris, J.) in Bortolotti, L., (ed.) Philosophy and Happiness (Palgrave MacMillan, 2009).

36. ‘Personal or Public Health’ (with Harris, J.) in Boylan, M. (Ed.) International Public Health and Ethics (Springer Science + Business Media B.V., 2008), pp. 15-30.


37. ‘The Organs Crisis and the Spanish Model: Theoretical versus Pragmatic Considerations’ (with Brazier, M. Navarro Michel, M, Paredes, D.) Journal of Medical Ethics (2008) 34: 223-224.

38. ‘Deceased Organ Donation’ (with Brazier, M.) Clinical Ethics (2007) 2: 164-165.

Policy Submissions

39. Response submitted the Welsh Government White Paper on ‘Proposals for Legislation on Organ  and Tissue Donation’ (Jan 2012) (with Brian Willis & Aric Bendorf)

40. Nuffield Council Consultation Give and take? Human bodies in medicine and research. Submission made to the Council in response to their consultation paper (2010). Available here.

41. Memorandum submitted to the House of Lords Inquiry into the EU Commission’s Communication on organ donation and transplantation: policy actions at EU level. (with Brazier, M.) Prepared on behalf of core participants in the ESRC-sponsored Seminar Series: Transplantation and Organ Deficit in the UK: Pragmatic Solutions to Ethical Controversy. Available here.

Other Publications

42. ‘Media (mis)Conceptions: Assisted Conception in the Spotlight’ (with Alghrani, A., Brazier, M., and Coggon, J.) Bionews Issue 582, November 2010. Available here.

43. Book Review of Hoppe, N.: 2009, Bioequity. Property and the human body. Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy (2010) 13(3): 291-2.

44. ‘Is Private care Ethical?’ (with Willis, B.H.) Student British Medical Journal (2008) 16: 318-9.

45. ‘Conditional Organ Donation: Not all Conditions are Morally Divisive’ Southern Medical Journal, Rapid Response (2008) 101(10):977.

46. Report on the ‘Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation (iSEI)’, (with Chan, S.) (2008) 5:2 SCRIPTed 428.

47. ‘Writing by candlelight and other human enhancements’ (with Harris, J.) (Letter) Nature (2008) 451 (7178): 521.

48. ‘Directed Deceased Organ Donation: The Problem with Algorithmic Ethics’ Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law, and Society, May 2008. Available at here.

49. ‘Organ Donation: Might ethical controversy be costing lives?’ (with Brazier, M, Farrell, AM.) in Britain in 2008: The State of the Nation (A publication of the Economic and Social Research Council: 2008): 27.

50. Book Review of Lenk, C., Hoppe, N. et al.: 2001 Human Tissue Research: A European Perspective on Ethical & Legal Challenges in Medical Law Review, forthcoming 2012.

51. Book Review of Sokol, D. & Bergson, G.:‘Medical Ethics and Law – Surviving on the Wards and Passing Exams’ in Journal of Medical Ethics (2006) 32; 556-557.

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