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Legislating Advanced Directives for the Terminally Ill: The Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney


Lynn B. Jacobs


affiliation not provided to SSRN

Susan R. Martyn


University of Toledo - College of Law

1984

Neb. L. Rev., Vol. 63, pp. 776-809, 1984

Abstract:     
The exploding technological advancements and increased costs in medicine make legislative enactment of advance directive statutes imperative. Some legislation runs the risk of too tightly constraining individual moral judgment. Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney legislation together could create a synergistic effect that neither can achieve alone.

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Keywords: Living Will, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Advance Directive, Quinlan, Constitutional Rights, President's Commission

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Date posted: July 11, 2008 ; Last revised: May 11, 2012

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Jacobs, Lynn B. and Martyn, Susan R., Legislating Advanced Directives for the Terminally Ill: The Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney (1984). Neb. L. Rev., Vol. 63, pp. 776-809, 1984. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1158037

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Lynn B. Jacobs
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Susan R. Martyn (Contact Author)
University of Toledo - College of Law ( email )
2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606
United States
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