A Right to Suicide Does Not Entail a Right to Assisted Death
Journal of Medical Ethics 1997 February; 23(1): 51-54
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Gunderson, Martin (1997-02)Many people believe that it is permissible for people who are suffering from terminal illnesses to commit suicide or even that such people have a right to commit suicide. Some have also argued that it follows that it is ...
Harvey, M.T. (2002)"What Does a Right to Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS) Legally entail?" Much of the bioethics literature focuses on the morality of PAS but ignores the legal implications of the conclusions thereby wrought. Specifically, ...
Gunderson, Martin; Mayo, David J. (1993-06)We assume that a statute permitting physician assisted death has been passed. We note that the rationale for the passage of such a statute would be respect for individual autonomy, the avoidance of suffering and the possibility ...