Preface. Notes on Contributors. An Introduction to the Value of Autonomy in Law: M.N.S. Sellers Autonomy to Choose What Constitutes Family: Oxymoron or Basic Right?: June Carbone Approaches to Autonomy in Capital Punishment and Assisted Suicide: Kandis Scott Courts in Search of Legitimacy: the Case of Wrongful Life: Marc A. Loth Autonomy of Defense and Defense Counsel: Philip Traest and Tessa Gombeer Checks and Balances in the Law of International Organizations: Jan Klabbers
Sheds light on the fundamental purpose of law by examining how European and American lawyers, judges, and citizens actually apply and should apply legal autonomy to litigation, legislation, and the law itself.
Compares European and American viewpoints
Considers the practical applications of the value of autonomy
Clarifies the conception of autonomy in the law