TITLE

Rights and the Political Process: Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Aftermath of Washington v. Glucksberg

AUTHOR(S)
Dinan, John
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Publius: The Journal of Federalism;Fall2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 assisted suicide legislation; Groups that have been organized for the primary purpose of securing the legalization of assisted-suicide; Conclusion.
ACCESSION #
6706925

 

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