Studies continue to report unsatisfactory provision of information before, during and after electroconvulsive treatment (ECT). The study explores participants’ experiences with information provision about ECT.
Medical researchers engaged in human experimentation commit criminal acts seemingly without consequence. Whereas other actors who violate bodily integrity and autonomy are routinely penalized with convictions for assault, fraud, and homicide, researchers escape criminal punishment. This Article begins to scrutinize this under criminalization phenomenon and provides a framework for understanding why researchers are not prosecuted for their crimes.