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Euthanasia in America - Past, Present, and Future: A Review of a Merciful End and Forced Exit


Edward Larson


Pepperdine University School of Law

2004

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 102, 2004

Abstract:     
In this article Professor Larson reviews two books regarding euthanasia in America - 'Merciful End: The Euthanasia Movement in Modern America' by Ian Dowbiggin and 'Forced Exit: The Slippery Slope from Assisted Suicide to Legalized Murder' by Wesley J. Smith. Professor Larson summarizes and comments on both books as well as the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1997 opinions in Washington v. Glucksburg and Vacco v. Quill.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 18

Keywords: euthanasia, assisted suicide, Ian Dowbiggin, Wesley J. Smith, book review, Washington v. Glucksburg, Vacco v. Quill

JEL Classification: K19, K39, K49

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Date posted: October 25, 2009  

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Larson, Edward, Euthanasia in America - Past, Present, and Future: A Review of a Merciful End and Forced Exit (2004). Michigan Law Review, Vol. 102, 2004. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1493811

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Pepperdine University School of Law ( email )
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
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