The Legal Logic of Euthanasia

Uhlmann, Michael M.
June 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1996, Issue 64, p39
Discusses a legal rationale for assisted suicide based on the decision in the case Compassion in Dying versus State of Washington. Liberty guarantee of the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment; Background and facts of the case; Analysis of the ethics and legality of suicide; Positions of several judges on the case.


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