DEVELOPMENT OF LEGISLATION ON HUMAN CLONING: WORLD EXPERIENCE AND A PROMISING LEGAL MODEL FOR MODERN RUSSIA

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The relevance of the research is due to the invariance of approaches to the legal regulation of public relations in the field of human cloning, the need for semantic differentiation of the concept of cloning, which ensures formation of an adequate attitude of society and the state to human cloning and development of an optimal model of legal regulation of public relations in this area. The purpose of the research is to select and justify a promising model of legal regulation of public relations in the field of human cloning in modern Russia. Achieving this goal calls for analysis of international legal acts and the system of legislation of foreign countries, as well as approaches to regulating public relations that have been formed in legal doctrine and medical practice. Based on the obtained empirical data, the author conducts a General theoretical characterization of the type of legal regulation, suggest recommendations for improving the legal regime, and substantiates the prospects of the proposed model of legal regulation of public relations in the field of human cloning. The level of philosophical methodology in the study is represented by the General principles of knowledge and categorical structure of science as a whole. The level of General scientific principles and forms of research is characterized by applying the systemic analysis techniques, the method of ascent from the abstract to the concrete, as well as General logical methods: analysis, synthesis, abstraction, and analogy. At the level of concrete scientific methodology, this study employs the comparative method and the special legal method.


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Fyodor V. Fetyukov

Ural State Law University

Author for correspondence.
Email: fetukov@inbox.ru
21 Komsomolskaya str., Yekaterinburg, 620137, Russian Federation

Сandidate of Legal Sciences, Associate Professor, the Department of Theory of State and Law

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