Mock Medicine, Mock Law
- A Defeat for Dr. Death. McGinn, Daniel; Bai, Matt; Weingarden, Julie; Green, Jeff // Newsweek;4/5/1999, Vol. 133 Issue 14, p45
Reports the late March 1999 conviction of Dr. Jack Kevorkian on charges of second-degree murder in the death of a terminally ill man named Thomas Youk. Details of Kevorkian's participation in the September 17, 1998 assisted suicide; Kevorkian's presentation of his own defense; Outlook for...
- Death on trial. Shapiro, Joseph P.; Bowermaster, David // U.S. News & World Report;4/25/94, Vol. 116 Issue 16, p31
Discusses how a growing number of doctors and bioethicists are challenging the attitudes that suicide is an act of logic and that euthanasia is a civil right. Case of Dr. Jack Kevorkian; Medical and social service breakthroughs that can take the pain and financial ruin out of most deaths;...
- Dr. Death's last dance. Shapiro, Joseph P. // U.S. News & World Report;04/26/99, Vol. 126 Issue 16, p44
Discusses how Dr. Jack Kevorkian has been sentenced to prison for assisted suicide. His injection of Thomas Youk, a man with Louis Gehrig's disease; How most right-to-die groups had long ago distanced themselves from the man dubbed Dr. Death; Debate over legislation to legalize assisted suicide...
- Sanctioned euthanasia: lessons from abroad. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;12/3/98, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p1
Compares euthanasia and assisted suicide laws in the United States and the Netherlands. Percentage of assisted suicides in the Netherlands in which doctors had an active role; Opinion polls in favor of assisted suicide in the Netherlands; Television broadcast of the lethal injection that Doctor...
- Death with Dignity. Fields, Cary // WE Magazine;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p20
Comments on Doctor Jack Kevorkian's attempt to force the legalization of physician-assisted suicide. Information on the murder charges against Kevorkian; Observation on the issue.
- Kevorkian cleared again. Roberts, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/16/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7032, p656
Reports on the acquittal of physician Jack Kevorkian on charges of illegally assisting in the suicide of two ill patients. Lawsuit against Kevorkian in Michigan which passed a law to stop his campaign to make physician assisted suicide a legitimate practice in the United States.
- State of Michigan in the Circuit Court for the County of Oakland. Gilbert, Alice L. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer91, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p107
Presents a transcript of the opinion of the Circuit Court for the County of Oakland, State of Michigan, in the physician-assisted suicide case of `People v. Kevorkian.' Physician Jack Kevorkian's use of his created device to assist the suicide of Alzheimer's disease patient Janet Adkins;...
- Dr. Kevorkian on trial again. Roberts, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/24/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7029, p464
Reports on the prosecution of Jack Kevorkian for the second time after the state of Michigan failed to convict him in his initial trial from assisting in the suicides of two seriously ill patients in 1993. Opinion of doctors on the issue of assisted suicide according to a survey; Indications...
- Dr. Kevorkian attended his 25th assisted suicide yesterday. Hanson, Cynthia; Nordahl, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;8/22/95, Vol. 87 Issue 187, p2
Reports the possibility of new charges against Dr. Kevorkian for attending his 25th assisted suicide yesterday even after the 1994 Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution does not give people the right to suicide. Views of Kevorkian.