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    Volume 17, Issue 4 (October 1972)

    Forensic Medicine


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    There has always been a relationship between medicine and law. Statutes governing the liability of the physician were included in the ancient code of Hammurabi and in Roman Law. The law makers always attached a real importance to medicine in connection with basic rules pertaining to paternity, life and death, and medical evidence. Minimal and maximal duration of pregnancy was fixed in Roman Law.

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    Helpern, M

    Stock #: JFS10138J


    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10138J

    Title Forensic Medicine
    Symposium ,
    Committee E30