For those of us whose scholarship focuses on medico-legal jurisprudence, the law of informed consent is a gift. It has been a fertile topic of discussion for decades, with no end in sight. Although it is not difficult to acknowledge that patient autonomy is at the core of informed consent, the doctrine is not static - it has evolved in scope and continues to engage courts in thought provoking analysis.
Marc Ginsberg, Beyond Canterbury: Can Medicine and Law Agree About Informed Consent? And Does It Matter?, 45 J.L. Med. & Ethics 106 (2017)