Are Laws Against Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional?
Hastings Center Report. 1993 May-Jun; 23(3): 32-41.
The Supreme Court, reluctant to find constitutional rights in areas marked by divisive social and legal debate, is not likely to constitutionalize a right to assisted suicide. The Court should cleave to the tradition of discouraging suicide and criminalizing its assistance....Voluntary euthanasia would receive
Aged; Allowing to Die; Assisted Suicide; Autonomy; Chronically Ill; Coercion; Competence; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Depressive Disorder; Euthanasia; Family Members; Federal Government; Government; Government Regulation; Killing; Law; Legal Liability; Legal Rights; Legislation; Life; Laws; Liability; Model Legislation; Moral Policy; Morality; Physicians; Policy Analysis; Privacy; Public Policy; Regulation; Right to Die; Rights; State Government; Suffering; Suicide; Supreme Court Decisions; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Value of Life; Voluntary Euthanasia;
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Kamisar, Yale (1993-05)
Kamisar, Yale (1995)
Kamisar, Yale (1995-06)