Tag Archives: European Court of Justice

Patenting stem cell technology legally ‘immoral’ in Europe

The Daily Mail reports that the European Court of Justice has just ruled that it is illegal to patent technological processes and treatment which use of embryonic stem cells because this constitutes ‘commercial exploitation’ which is contrary to morality: Scientists warned the ‘devastating decision’ will stop pioneering treatments for degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and […]

Hamster Law

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about animals and how the law can best protect animals whose habitats are threatened by development. Little did I think that I might hear of a European case, nor did I think that case would involve European hamsters. In fact, I didn’t even know that there were […]