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Professor Kara Swanson at the Northeastern University School of Law

Kara Swanson

Associate Professor of Law

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k.swanson@neu.edu
617.373.8288
@KaraWSwanson

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Should human organs be for sale?

I’m not arguing that all body prod­ucts should be col­lected and dis­trib­uted in the same way,” says Kara Swanson, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of law at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, “but I think that his­tory sug­gests that we would be well-​​served by set­ting aside our instinc­tive fear of paid body prod­ucts as an his­toric artifact.”

Kara Swanson

3Qs: Banking on the body

Are body prod­ucts like blood, milk, and sperm mar­ketable com­modi­ties, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of law with exper­tise in the his­tory of sci­ence and med­i­cine, explains the ori­gins and con­se­quences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”

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Bodies for sale

New North­eastern law pro­fessor studies the rise of blood banks and other human-​​anatomy properties

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