Nathan C. Goldman;
Iowa State University Press;
Ames, Iowa, 374 pages; $34.95

Houston attorney Nathan Goldman intends this book as a reference for what he calls the new era in space law—an era when major treaties have atrophied and private enterprise is beginning to enter space, answering chiefly to the laws of a venture’s home nation. Goldman, who is in private practice, teaches space law at the University of Houston and Rice University.

Pitfalls Of Medical Progress

Diana B. Dutton,
with contributions by
Thomas A. Preston and
Nancy E. Pfund;
Cambridge University Press;

New York 520 pages; $27.50 Diana Dutton, from Stanford Medical School, and her collaborators scrutinize four case studies in the public policy snarls that surround medical and scientific innovations: DES; the artificial heart; the 1976 swine flu immunization program; and developments in genetic engineering.


Casimir C. Klimasaukas;
MIT Press;...

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