Evaluating Ethics Committees: A View From the Outside
Hoffmann, Diane E.
Milbank Quarterly. 1993; 71(4): 677-701.
...In this article, I plan to take the perspective of public policy makers: legislators and government agency personnel, for example. Given that legislation has been enacted and proposed either to require ethics committees or to encourage their use, and that a handful of courts have mentioned using ethics committees as an alternative to judicial decision making, it seems appropriate to ask, How should public policy makers evaluate them?
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