TITLE

WHILE WE'RE AT IT

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1997, Issue 71, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 suicide; Definition of double effect.
ACCESSION #
17768392

 

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