TITLE

The right to die

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, John A.; Cohen, Adam S.
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall94, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the right to die is rooted in principles that have antecedents in American law and tradition, privacy and liberty. Willingness of courts and commentators to allow an individual's desire to end his life to be outweighed by other considerations or by onerous burdens of proof; Autonomy of the individual involve as key issue; Legal bases for the right to die.
ACCESSION #
9410252315

 

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