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Ian Kennedy, oversight and accountability in the 1980s
Duncan Wilson

civil rights movement strengthened his existing ‘sense of social justice, of entitlement of anybody, no matter where they’re from, to have an even break, to have a chance’.13 Kennedy returned to Britain in 1965, when he was appointed lecturer in law at UCL. While teaching jurisprudence, he became interested in the longstanding issue of when someone began and ceased to be legally defined as a person. Much of this interest stemmed from contemporary debates prompted by new medical technologies. Prominent lawyers such as Glanville Williams had previously investigated how

in The making of British bioethics
Benoît Majerus
Pieter Verstraete

. 64 For some stories about the disability protests, see S. Barnartt and R. Scotch, Disability Protests: Contentious Politics, 1970–1999 (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2001); J. Shapiro , No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement ( New

in Medical histories of Belgium