Teaching Fellow in Medical Law


Biography

Murray Earle is a Teaching Fellow in medical law. He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand (BA Law & International Relations; BA (Hons) Comparative Literature), and the University of Edinburgh (LLM Medical Jurisprudence &the Sociology of Law; and PhD in Medical Law).

Murray started his career as a lecturer in medical law at the University of Glasgow, while completing his PhD. That was followed by work as a Senior Researcher at the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe, 2000-2011). From there he developed an independent career, writing, and teaching on, a wide range of online postgraduate medical law courses offered by the School of Law, at the University of Edinburgh. He was also involved in writing for a range of publications.


Affiliations

Mason Institute for Medicine,Life Sciences & the Law, School of Law, University of Edinburgh: http://masoninstitute.org/

European Association of Health Law: https://eahl.eu/

Chapters

Scottish Older Client Law Service. Editor: Medical Matters. Bloomsbury. 2018.

‘Death’ chapter in J. Laing, J. McHale,I Kennedy, & A. Grubb. Principles of Medical Law. 4th edition, 2017. Oxford University Press.

‘Biobanking and European Healthcare Law’,chapter in A. den Exter and M. Buijsen, Compendium of European Health Law. 2017. Maklu Press, Antwerp/Apeldoorn

Greens Scottish Human Rights Service, case Digest: Medical Law. Thomson Reuters.2017. Contributing Editor

‘Health Rights and Obligations in the European Union’ chapter in G.T. Laurie, S. Harmon & G Porter. Mason and McCall Smith’s Law and MedicalEthics. 10th edition, 2016 (update of the same chapter for the 9thedition, 2013). Oxford University Press.

‘Action plan: Managing complaints’, commissioned article for Management in Practice, 4 December 2014

Earle, Murray & Herbert, Stephen,‘Elections and Referendums’ Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia. Butterworths. Edinburgh. 2011

Earle, Murray & Whitty, NR 'Medical Law' in Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia. Butterworths. Edinburgh. 2006

Earle,Murray. Data Protection and the NHS. Informa Publications. 2002.

Earle,Murray. Reissue of 'Medicines, Poisons and Drugs' title in The Laws of Scotland, Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia. Butterworths. 2000

Book

Medical Law Essentials. Edinburgh University Press. 2007. This book is a condensed version of the ‘Medical Law’ title in the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia, published with permission of the Law Society of Scotland

Articles

Annie Sorbie & Murray Earle, ‘Impact of the Directive 2011/24/EU in the United Kingdom Legal System’, 2016 (44) Law and the Human Genome Review 249

Earle, M. ‘Health Legislation: Devolution, Reservation and Derogation’ (2010) 7:1 SCRIPTed April 2010

British Medical Journal Letter (internet edition): 'Redress, yes; simple, no.', 24February 2003 (re Alternative prescribing and negligence):

British Medical Journal Letter (internet edition): 'Not the whole of the UK - yet', 27thJuly 2001 (re possible new compensation system in the NHS):

British Medical Journal Letter (internet edition): 'Let's not forget Devolution', 29th June 2001 (re Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Scotland) Bill):

Earle,Murray. 'The Locus of a Tort: Private International Law, Negligence and Telemedicine. (2000) Health Law for Healthcare Professionals (Vol. 5 Issue 10) 1.

Earle,Murray. ‘The Future of Informed Consent in British Common Law’, (1999) 6 European Journal of Health Law 235-248.

Earle,Murray. (1988) 4 Medical Law International 347. Book Review Article: L. Stephen O’Brien. Traumatic Events and Mental Health.

Aziz, Miriam& Earle, Murray. ‘Legalising Cannabis for Therapeutic Use’, (1998) 4 Medical Law International.

Earle,Murray. ‘HIV and Reform of the Law’, New Law Journal (May 22, 1998) 757.

Earle, Murray.‘Informed Consent: is there Room for the Reasonable Patient in South AfricanLaw?’ in (1995) IV South African LawJournal 629

SPICeBriefings

Herbert, S. et al. Election 2011 SB 11/29, 10 May 2011

Earle, Murray Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill SB10/83, 25 November 2010

Earle, Murray Parliamentary Pay and Expenses SB10/56, updates Parliamentary Pay and Expenses SB 09-83, 9 September 2010

Earle, Murray, The Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill: Stage 1 Debate SB 08-60

Earle, Murray, Debate on a Proposal for a Bill by the Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme Committee SB08-35, 24 June 2008

Earle, Murray, Rightsof Relatives to Damages (Mesothelioma) (Scotland) Bill SB 06-94, 9 November2006

Earle, Murray, The Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill as Amended at Stage 2 SB 06-91,30 October 2006

Earle, Murray and Harvie-Clark, Sarah, The Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill SB 05-79, 12 December 2005

Earle, Murray, The Prohibition of Smoking in Regulated Areas (Scotland) Bill SB04-39, 27 May 2004

Earle, Murray and Robson, Kathleen Responses to the Consultation on the Child Health and Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill SB04-02, 5 January 2004

Earle, Murray, The Prohibition of Smoking in Regulated Areas (Scotland) Bill SB 04-39,27 May 2004

Earle, Murray and Robson, Kathleen Responses to the Consultation on the Child Health and Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill, SB 04-02, 5 January 2004

Earle, Murray, The Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill as Introduced SB 03-69, 26 August 2003