WARREN E. BURGER, LL.D.
Dr. Wright, in his opening statement, suggested that the pace of man's development of standards of ethics and law does not seem to keep abreast of science. I do not think that they can do so. We cannot compare rates of development in two such totally dissimilar and unrelated areas as science and ethics or law. What has been said thus far underscores my own feeling that a lawyer or a judge has very little to contribute to this kind of a discussion except observations that will seem essentially negative to you, or at least to many of you. Many
BURGER WE. The Law and Medical Advances. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:15–18. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-3-15
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