The Right to Conscientious Objection

Aurora CIUCA

Abstract


Conscientious objection, as the modern claim of a person who opposes a legal obligation by invoking one’s "sovereignty" of conscience, takes different forms. The purpose of this paper is to bring to the foreground some individual manifestation aspects of religious and philosophical beliefs in connection to military service and labour relations, with a focus on doctor – patient relationship (which is situated at the intersection of the individual autonomy principle and the obligation to comply with the Hippocratic Oath).

Ciucă, A. (2017). The Right to Conscientious Objection. Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty, Section: Law, V(1), 17-27.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18662/lumenlaw.2017.0501.02


Keywords


freedom of thought, conscience and religion, Conscientious objection, military service, doctor-patient relationship, Hippocratic oath

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