Demand for human transplant organs exceeds the supply. The 1987 Uniform Anatomical Gift Act provides a model for state laws intended to alleviate this shortage. This Comment analyzes these proposed laws in light of their potential impact on, first, the organ shortage and, second, the legal rights of donors and their families. Enactment of the 1987 Uniform Anatomical Gift Act can increase organ donation in Washington while intruding minimally on family and physician control of the donation process.
Regulating the "Gift of Life"—The 1987 Uniform Anatomical Gift Act,
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