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- A matter of life or death. Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare;1/23/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p6
The article focuses on the decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in January 2006 to uphold a physician-assisted suicide law in Oregon. It mentions the impact of the ruling on the physician-patient relationship. Information is provided on a rule issued by former U.S. attorney general John...
- Assisted Suicide Advocates Push Dangerous Legislation in Unprecedented Number of States -- Early Victories and Looming Problems Emerge. Popik, Jennifer // National Right to Life News;Feb2015, p17
The article reports that Compassion and Choices, a group that promotes doctor-prescribed suicide, has received the introduction of legislation in several state legislatures in the U.S. Topics mentioned include a decision by a state court in New Mexico to strike its ban on assisting suicide, a...
- Poll: Most agree with assisted suicide ruling. L.J. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);07/14/97, Vol. 44 Issue 28, p29
Reports that majority of the respondents in the survey by `This Week' periodical supported the US Supreme Court's ruling that terminally ill patients do not have a constitutional right to doctor-assisted suicide.
- Supreme Court faces life or death question. Savage, David G. // State Legislatures;Oct/Nov96, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p20
Focuses on the US Supreme Court's interpretation of laws on assisted suicide in the United States. Lower court rulings on cases of assisted suicide; Other issues to be heard by Supreme Court such as cases on sexual predators; Brady Act; Lawsuits against state officials; Child support...
- Supreme Court Allows Use of Federally Controlled Drugs to Assist Suicide. Balch, Burke J. // National Right to Life News;Feb2006, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the use of federally controlled narcotics to assist suicide as of January 2006. State which has laws governing assisted suicide; Legislators who supported the decision, terms of the decision.
- U.S. Supreme Court rules against physician-assisted suicide. Dale, David C.; Federman, Daniel D. // Cortlandt Forum;03/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p29
Highlights the US Supreme Court's ruling which states that there is no constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide. Restriction of physician's ability to prescribe medication for patients who will not improve the care of living; Attempt to establish a constitutional right to...
- Rights and the Political Process: Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Aftermath of Washington v. Glucksberg. Dinan, John // Publius: The Journal of Federalism;Fall2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on a study which examined the consequences of the 1997 Washington versus Glucksberg case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court deferred the issue of physician-assisted suicide to the state's political processes. Principal benefit of deferential judicial decisions; Information on the...
- More Polarizing Than Rehnquist. Lazarus, Simon // American Prospect;May2007, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p23
The article focuses on the performance U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during the court term that ended in June 2006. It cites the reasons of Democratic legislators for confirming the nomination of Roberts. It argues that the decisions that have been made by Roberts are at odds...
- Doctors can advise "right to die" man without fear of prosecution. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/4/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7842, p5
The article reports on the declaration of the High Court in London on the possibility that doctors and other healthcare professionals who assist a suicide may prepare his case without a fear of action or prosecution against them by regulators.