Genetic enhancement technologies present difficult and novel regulatory issues, including the problem of measuring and comparing risks and benefits and dealing with the impact of these technologies on social values. This Article describes and evaluates the potential approaches that may be taken to regulate these technologies. The author concludes that a variety of approaches will be necessary, involving self-regulation, government restrictions on access and use, licensing, and a national lottery.
Place of Original Publication
Wake Forest Law Review
34 Wake Forest Law Review 671 (1999)
Mehlman, Maxwell J., "How Will We Regulate Genetic Enhancement" (1997). Faculty Publications. 224.