TITLE

Baxter v. Montana seeks right to assisted suicide

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2009, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein a 75-year-old retired truck driver with a terminal form of cancer wanted to end his life. District Court Judge Dorothy McCarter decided that no court of final jurisdiction has determined that an individual has a right under either federal or state constitutional protections under physician-assisted suicide. Moreover, it mentions that the state of Montana requested a stay in the court's decision, however, it was denied by the court.
ACCESSION #
43471541

 

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