Selected Publications

Mind, Brain and Law

Jennifer A. Chandler, "The impact of biological psychiatry on the law:  Evidence, blame and social solidarity" (2017) 54(3) Alberta Law Review 831-848.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "The impact of neuroscience in the law:  How perceptions of control and responsibility affect the definition of disability" (forthcoming in Illes and Hossain eds. Neuroethics:  Defining the Issues in Theory, Practice and Policy 2nd ed., 2016)

Racine, E., Aspler, J. Forlini C., and Chandler, J.A., “Contextualized autonomy and liberalism:  Broadening the lenses on complementary and alternative medicine in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease” (2017) 27(1) Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 1-41.

Colleen Berryessa, Jennifer A. Chandler and Peter Reiner, "Public attitudes toward legally coerced biological treatments of criminals" (2016) Journal of Law and the Biosciences DOI 10.1093/jlb/lsw037.

Jennifer A. Chandler, Jeffrey A Sun and Eric Racine, "Online public reactions to fMRI communication with patients with disorders of consciousness:  Quality of life, end of life decision-making, and concerns with misdiagnosis" (2016) AJOB Empirical Bioethics, DOI:10.1080/23294515.2016.1226199.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Mental health and disability in Canadian law:  Evolving concepts, concerns and responses" in J.A. Chandler and C. M. Flood eds. Law and Mind: Mental Health Law and Policy in Canada  (LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Jennifer A. Chandler and Adam Dodek, " Cognitive enhancement in the courtroom:  What can we learn about the this of pharmacological cognitive enhancement by looking at judicial cognition?"  in Dubljevic and Jotterand, eds. Cognitive Enhancement:  Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives (New York:  Oxford University Press, 2016).

Jennifer A. Chandler "The use of neuroscientific evidence in Canadian criminal proceedings" (2015) Journal of Law and Biosciences DOI:10.1093/jlb/lsv026.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Mind, Brain and Law:  Issues at the intersection of neuroscience, personal identity and the legal system," in J. Clausen and N. Levy eds. Handbook of Neuroethics (Dordrecht: Springer Publishing, 2015) p. 441-458.

Michael Purcell, Jennifer A. Chandler, J. Paul Fedoroff, "The use of phallometric evidence in Canadian criminal law" (2015) 43 J. Am. Acad. Psych. Law 141-153.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Legally-coerced consent to treatment in the criminal justice system" in Holmes, Perron, and Jacob eds, Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation and Assistance (Ashgate Publishing, 2014).

Jennifer A. Chandler, Alexandra Mogyoros, Tristana Martin Rubio, and Eric Racine, "Another look at the legal and ethical consequences of pharmacological memory dampening: The case of sexual assault" (2013) 41(4) Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 859–871.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Autonomy and the unintended legal consequences of emerging neurotherapies" (2011) Neuroethics DOI 10.1007/s12152-011-9109-5. 

Jennifer A. Chandler, “Reading the judicial mind: How will courts react to the use of neuroimaging technologies for detecting deception?” (2010) 33(1) Dalhousie Law Journal 85–116.


Organ Donation and Transplantation - Law and Ethics

Chandler, J.A., Connors, M., Holland, G., Shemie, S.D. “’Effective’ requesting:  A scoping review of the literature on asking families to consent to organ and tissue donation.” (forthcoming 2017, Transplantation)

Robertson, A., Shemie, S.D., Robertson, A., Beitel, J., Chandler, J.A., Ferre, E., Evans J., Haun, M., Torrance, S. “End of life conversations with families of potential donors:  Leading practices in offering the opportunity for organ donation,” (forthcoming 2017, Transplantation)

Fortin MC, Buchman D, Wright L, Chandler JA, Delaney S, Fairhead T, Gallagher R, Grant D, Greenberg R, Hartell D, Holdsworth S, Landsberg D, Paraskevas S, Tibbles LA, Young K, West L, Humar A, “Public solicitation of anonymous organ donors:  A position paper by the Canadian Society of Transplantation” (2017) 101 Transplantation 17-20.

Jennifer A. Chandler and Vanessa Gruben, "The Ethics of Persuasion: Evaluating the ethical limits on attempting to persuade families to donate the organs of deceased family members" in Greenberg, Goldberg, and Arias, eds. Ethics in Pediatric Organ Transplantation (Springer, 2016).

Jennifer A. Chandler and Matthew Connors, "Effective requesting in organ donation: A review of the literature 2000–2013" (expert report prepared for Canadian Blood Services, 2013, 104 pp).

J. Burkell, J.A. Chandler, and S.D. Shemie, "Attitudes toward reciprocity systems for organ donation and allocation for transplantation" (2013) Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law DOI 10.1215/03616878-2334674.

Jennifer A. Chandler, Jacquelyn Burkell, and Sam D. Shemie, "Priority in organ allocation to previously registered donors:  Public perceptions of the fairness and effectiveness of priority systems" (2012) 22(4) Progress in Transplantation 413–422.

S.D. Shemie, L. Hornby, J. Chandler, P. Nickerson, and J. Burkell, "Lifetime probabilities of needing an organ transplant versus donating an organ after death" (2011) 11(10) American Journal of Transplantation 2085–2092.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Priority systems in the allocation of organs for transplant:  Should we reward those who have previously agreed to donate?" (2005) 13 Health Law Journal 99–138.

Regulation of Scientific Inquiry – Stem Cells, Cloning

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Does a patient have a constitutional right to freedom of medical research? Regenerative medicine and therapeutic cloning research in Canada" (2012) 6(2) McGill Journal of Law and Health 1–53.

A. Zarzeczny et al., "iPS Cells: Mapping the Policy Issues" (2009) 139(6) Cell 1032–1037.

Ian Kerr, Jennifer Chandler and Timothy Caulfield, "Emerging health technologies" in Downie, Caulfield, and Flood eds, Canadian Health Law and Policy 4th Ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2011).

Philosophy of Technology

Eric Racine, Tristana Martin Rubio, Jennifer Chandler, Cynthia Forlini, Jayne Lucke, "The value and pitfalls of speculation about science and technology in bioethics: The case of cognitive enhancement" (2014) Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy DOI 10.1007/s11019-013-9539-4.

 Jennifer A. Chandler, ""Obligatory technologies": Explaining why people feel compelled to use certain technologies" (2012) 32(4) Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 255–264. (This is a modified version of the following article, prepared at the request of the Bulletin.)

Jennifer A Chandler, ""Obligatory technologies" and the autonomy of patients in biomedical ethics" (2011) 20(4) Griffith Law Review 905–930.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "Technological self-help and equality in cyberspace" (2010) 56(1) McGill Law Journal 39–76.

Jennifer A. Chandler, "The autonomy of technology: Do courts control technology or do they just legitimize its social acceptance?" (2007) 27(5) Bulletin of Science Technology and Society 339–348.