Deciding Life and Death in the Courtroom
Gostin, Lawrence O.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1997 November 12; 278(18): 1523-1528
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Gostin, Lawrence O. (1997-11-12)This article analyzes judicial determinations on the "right to die" from Quinlan to Cruzan, Glucksberg, and Vacco. The body of law known as right-to-die cases extends ordinary treatment refusal doctrine to end-of-life decisions. ...
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