IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES, AGAIN
- Donaldson v. Van de Kamp. Griffith, Daniel V. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer92, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p105
Presents a California court ruling on Donaldson versus Van de Kamp regarding the constitutional right to premortem cryogenic suspension or a state-assisted suicide or to aid, advise, or encourage such a suicide. Astrocytoma; Process of cryogenic suspension; Ensuring that people are not...
- Sampson v. State of Alaska: In the Supreme Court of the State of Alaska. Bostrom, Barry A. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p195
Focuses on the legislation of the Supreme Courts for the right of terminally ill persons for assistance of physicians to commit suicide in Alaska. Exemption from the manslaughter statute of physicians; Interpretation of the State constitutional rights to privacy and liberty; Prohibition of all...
- Three strikes: Is an assisted suicide right out? Bopp Jr., James; Coleson, Richard E. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer99, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the Supreme Court's decision in the United States to reject the right to physician-assisted suicide. Role of verbal engineering in the campaign for legal protection for assisted suicide; Two features of the Supreme Court's method of substantive-due-process; Danger of accepting the...
- WHILE WE'RE AT IT. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1997, Issue 71, p61
Provides information on the religious and moral traditions used by the Federal courts in the U.S. as of March 1997. Information on the Ninth Circuit's decision that discovers a constitutional right to doctor-assisted suicide; Stance of Thomas More on the right of the terminally ill to commit...
- Is there a right to die? R.N.S. // Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p70
Reports on the US Supreme Court's hearings on the legality of laws barring physician-assisted suicide. Debate over whether the Constitution includes a right to doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients; Plans by Senators Byron Dorgan and John Ashcroft to introduce legislation that...
- But is it assisted suicide? Fins, Joseph J.; Viederman, Milton // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun95, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p24
Presents a case study and commentaries dealing with assisted suicide. Suicide attempt by an eighty-year-old woman; Question about the removal of the victim's ventilator; Removal of ventilator as symbolic completion of suicide; Conceptual confusion for emergency room staff.
- More on Oregon. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p48
Reports that a federal judge ruled in August 1995 that the Oregon statute legalizing physician-assisted suicide was unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Constitutionalizing death. Capron, Alexander Morga // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p23
Reports on the constitutional basis of physician-assisted suicide in the United States. Court cases on physician-assisted suicide; Authority of federal courts regarding state law; Injunction of Oregon's statute permitting physician-assisted suicide.
- Oregon's new way to die. Campbell, Courtney S. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p42
Reports on the state of Oregon's decision to try the course of involuntary active euthanasia by a nurse. Case involving physician James Gallant who was accused for engaging in active euthanasia in the case of Clarietta Day;.