Thaddeus Mason Pope

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Director- Health Law Institute; Professor of Law

875 Summit Avenue

Room 320

Saint Paul, MN 55105

United States

http://www.thaddeuspope.com

Queensland University of Technology - Australian Health Law Research Center

Adjunct Professor

2 George Street

Brisbane, Queensland 4000

Australia

Saint Georges University

Visiting Professor, Medical Jurisprudence

West Indies

Grenada

http://www.thaddeuspope.com

Alden March Bioethics Institute

Adjunct Associate Professor

47 New Scotland Ave

MC 153

Albany, NY 12208

United States

http://www.thaddeuspope.com

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Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Legal Treatment Option at the End of Life

Widener Law Review, Vol. 17, p. 363, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-35
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Lindsey E. Anderson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 591 (34,267)

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, elder law, death, litigation, voluntarily stopping eating and drinking, palliative medicine

Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Legal Treatment Option at the End of Life

Widener Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 363-428, 2011
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Lindsey E. Anderson
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 121 (187,049)

Abstract:

death, dying, voluntary dying, informed consent, suffering, VSED, abuse, neglect, assisted suicide, hydration, nutrition

2.

Medical Futility Statutes: No Safe Harbor to Unilaterally Refuse Life-Sustaining Treatment

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 601 (25,968)

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, death and dying, bioethics, advance directives

3.

Balancing Public Health Against Individual Liberty: The Ethics of Smoking Regulations

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, February 2000
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 509 (28,928)
Citation 3

Abstract:

4.

Involuntary Passive Euthanasia in U.S. Courts: Reassessing the Judicial Treatment of Medical Futility Cases

Marquette Elder's Advisor, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-63
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 469 (38,658)

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, elder law, death, litigation

5.

Surrogate Selection: An Increasingly Viable, But Limited, Solution to Intractable Futility Disputes

Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy, Vol. 3, p. 183, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 325 (62,308)

Abstract:

Medical Futility, Mediation, End-of-Life, Bioethics, Surrogate, Advance Directives

6.

Clinicians May Not Administer Life-Sustaining Treatment Without Consent: Civil, Criminal, and Disciplinary Sanctions

Journal of Health & Biomedical Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 213-296, 2013
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 31 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 284 (60,574)

Abstract:

life-sustaining treatment, POLST, advance care planning, advance directives, surrogate, informed consent, medical records, vitalistic philosophy, wrongful living, guardian, safe harbor immunity, intentional infliction of emotional distress, False Claims Act, patient

7.

Mediation at the End of Life: Getting Beyond the Limits of the Talking Cure

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 143, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1028186
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Ellen A. Waldman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 272 (81,640)
Citation 1

Abstract:

medical futility, mediation, end-of-life, bioethics

8.

Multi-Institutional Healthcare Ethics Committees: The Procedurally Fair Internal Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Campbell Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 257, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 263 (79,756)

Abstract:

bioethics, ethics committee, ADR, end-of-life, IRB, institutional review board, dispute resolution, conflict of interest, medical futility

Abstract:

paternalism, public health, autonomy, liberty

10.

Conscientious Objection by Health Care Providers

Lahey Clinic Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 223 (90,434)

Abstract:

conscience clauses, conscientious objection, health care providers, health law

11.

Is Public Health Paternalism Really Never Justified? A Response to Joel Feinberg

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 121-207, 2005
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 178 (111,967)
Citation 2

Abstract:

paternalism, public health, Feinberg, liberty, autonomy

12.

The Maladaptation of Miranda to Advance Directives: A Critique of the Patient Self-Determination Act

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 1999
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 174 (108,990)

Abstract:

13.

A Conversation About End-of-Life Decisionmaking

NYSBA Health Law Journal Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Albany Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, St. Peter's Health Partners, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Montefiore Medical Center - Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine
Downloads 151 (145,287)

Abstract:

end of life care, bioethics, mediation, medical futility, healthcare, decision making

14.

Comparing the FHCDA to Surrogate Decision Making Laws in Other States

NYSBA Health Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 140 (156,043)

Abstract:

health law, healthcare, health care decisions, surrogates

15.

Career Guide for the Future Healthcare Attorney

Health Law Colloquium, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 2-7, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 137 (141,513)

Abstract:

Career, health lawyer, employment, legal job, healthcare, elder law, risk management, dispute resolution, public health law

16.

Counting the Dragon's Teeth and Claws: the Definition of Hard Paternalism

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 3, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 129 (140,057)
Citation 1

Abstract:

paternalism, definition, Dworkin, Feinberg, autonomy

17.

The Growing Power of Healthcare Ethics Committees Heightens Due Process Concerns

Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 425-447 (2014).
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 114 (171,021)

Abstract:

Healthcare Ethics Committees, HEC, healthcare, due process, dispute resolution, mediation, adjudication, end-of-life, death, incapacitated, surrogate, treatment, un-befriended, futility, liability, accountability, ethics, power, bioethics, guardian, life-sustaining treatment

18.

Physicians and Safe Harbor Legal Immunity

Annals of Health Law, Vol. 21, p. 121 (ASLME Special Edition, 2012)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 105 (197,352)

Abstract:

health law, physicians, immunity, safe harbors

19.

Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for Intractable Medical Futility Disputes

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 347-368 (2013)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 102 (151,754)

Abstract:

DNAR, DNR, TADA, do-not-attempt-resuscitation, do-not-resuscitate, non-beneficial treatment, medically futile, medical futility dispute, dialysis, surrogate, end-of-life, in tractable, surrogate replacement, life-sustaining, POLST, Discrimination in Denial of Life Preserving Treatment Act

20.

EMTALA: Its Application to Newborn Infants

ABA Health eSource, Vol. 4, No. 7, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 93 (212,427)

Abstract:

EMTALA, BAIPA, medical futility, Baby K

21.

Responding to Requests for Non-Beneficial Treatment

MD-Advisor: Journal for the New Jersey Community, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 12-17, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 88 (199,948)

Abstract:

Betancourt v. Trinitas Hospital, healthcare, death, dying, advance directive, end-of-life, surrogate, non-beneficial treatment, medical futility

22.

The Slow Transition of U.S. Law Toward a Greater Emphasis on Prevention

PREVENTION VS. TREATMENT: PHILOSOPHICAL, EMPIRICAL AND CULTURAL REFLECTIONS, Chapter 10, Halley S. Faust, Paul T. Menzel, eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 82 (222,969)

Abstract:

prevention, health, public health, treatment, health law, ethics, health policy, tort law

23.

Monstrous Impersonation: A Critique of Consent-Based Justifications for Hard Paternalism

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 681-713, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 80 (234,355)

Abstract:

paternalism, consent, autonomy

24.

The Topography and Geography of U.S. Health Care Regulation

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 427-432
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 73 (241,324)

Abstract:

Health Care, Health Law, Regulation

25.

Reuniting Human Rights and Bioethics to Address End-of-Life Medical Futility Disputes

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 May 2010
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 70 (254,415)

Abstract:

bioethics, human rights, end of life, health law, medical futility

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Legal, Medical, and Ethical Issues in Minnesota End-of-Life Care: An Introduction to the Symposium

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 139-150 (2013).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 68 (244,973)

Abstract:

Minnesota, MN, ethics, health law, end-of-life, medical, POLST, guardian, surrogate, medical futility, death, dying, physician, hospital, patient

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2008-2009 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 65 (258,429)

Abstract:

medical futility, ethics committee, end- of-life, procedural due process, state action, constitutional law, moot court, Texas Advance Directives Act

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Bioethics Backlash: Implications of the Retreat from Autonomy for the Communication of Scientific Health Information

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-41
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 57 (284,729)

Abstract:

informed consent, autonomy, health information, health law, bioethics, medical information

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Medical Futility and Maryland Law

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Vol. 19, pp. 1-3, 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 48 (291,703)

Abstract:

medical futility, Maryland law, end-of-life, state health law, Maryland’s Health Care Decisions Act, HCDA, health care, Maryland Healthcare Ethics Committee Network

30.

Ethical and Legal Obligations of Hospice Staff When Their Patients Receive Aid in Dying

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope and David J. Casarett
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Downloads 46 (273,228)

Abstract:

Greenwall Foundation, bioethics, public health, health, public policy, hospice, death, dying, ethics, suicide, patient, health care, obligations, CHOICE, NHPCO, NHWG

31.

Judicial Responsibility to Decide Bioethics Cases

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 44 (309,828)

Abstract:

bioethics, bioethical, life-saving, dispute, precedential value, appellate court, moot cases, medical futility, mature minors, Roe v. Wade, Sheila W., aplastic anemia, controversy, judicial, judge, Gableman, Betancounrt v. Trinitas Hospital, emotional

32.

Health Law and the Elderly: Managing Risk at the End of Life: An Introduction to the Symposium

Widener Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 42 (332,954)

Abstract:

end of life, healthcare, elderly, health law

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Foreword: Symposium: Health Law and the Elderly: Managing Risk at the End of Life

Widener Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1-7, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 35 (326,972)

Abstract:

health law, health care, elderly, death, dying, end of life, MOLST, advance care planning, hospice, organ donation, DNR, advance directives, palliative care, VSED

34.

POLST Legislative Guide

National POLST Paradigm Task Force, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Independent, Independent, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Independent, OHSU - National POLST Paradigm and Independent
Downloads 33 (307,132)

Abstract:

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, POLST, physician, dying, NPPTF, legislative, end-of-life, legal, barrier, authorized surrogate, surrogate, health care agent, guardian, Advance Directive, medical, patient, health law, CPR, medical intervention, DNR, MOLST, MOST, hospital, death

35.

Responsive Yet Independent: Fixing the Corruption of Hospital Ethics Committees

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 32 (332,954)

Abstract:

Hospital ethics, ethics, corruption, end-of-life, HEC, healthcare ethics committees, physician, futility disputes, surrogate, patient, gate-keeping, unbefriended, MI-HEC, multi-institutional ethics committee

36.

The Government's Duty to Preserve in False Claims Act Litigation

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Healthcare Liability and Litigation Practice (HCLL) Health Briefs e-Newsletter, October 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 30 (348,825)

Abstract:

electronically stored information, ESI, False Claims Act, Baker v. Community Health Systems, spoliation sanction, AHLA, discovery, litigation hold, healthcare fraud

37.

Legal Fundamentals of Surrogate Decision Making

Chest, Vol. 141, No. 4, p. 1074-1081 (April 2012)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 30 (321,152)

Abstract:

Patient autonomy, ethics, self-determination, heathcare, medical, prospective autonomy, directive, power of attorney, surrogate, guardian

38.

MOLST: A Cure for the Common Advance Directive

Delaware Nurses Association Reporter, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 6, 2010-2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Monyeen Klopfenstein
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 28 (366,297)

Abstract:

MOLST, Delaware, advance directive, PACD, CPR, Personalize Your Care Act, H.R. 5795

39.

Philosopher’s Corner: Medical Futility

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Vol. 15, pp. 6-7, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 26 (373,734)

Abstract:

bioethics, medically futile, medical futility, end-of-life, life-sustaining medical treatment, LSMT, surrogate, physiologically futile interventions, quantitatively futile interventions, healthcare

40.

Medical Futility: Institutional and Legislative Initiatives

U.S. President's Council on Bioethics, September 12, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 24 (399,295)

Abstract:

medical initiative, institutional initiative, legislative initiative, futility dispute, safe harbor, health care

41.

The Patient and Family Treatment Choice Rights Act of 2011, H.B. 3520: Written Testimony to the Human Services Committee of the Texas House of Representatives on April 12, 2011

Texas House of Representatives, H.B. 3520, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 24 (385,871)

Abstract:

written testimony, H.R. 3520, treat until transfer, Human Services Committee, end-of-life, health and safety code, advance directive, medically inappropriate, medically futile, due process, Emilio Gonzales, Texas Advance Directives Act

42.

Making Medical Decisions for Patients without Surrogates

New England Journal of Medicine Vol. 369, no. 21, 1976-1978 (2013).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 19 (373,734)

Abstract:

advance directives, health care, surrogate, patient, incapacitated, unbefriended, unrepresented, medical decisions, POLST, Physical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, life-sustaining, power of attorney, court-appointed guardian, clinician, supported decision making, due process

43.

Resolving Medical Futility Disputes

Delaware Nurses Association, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 6, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Donna Casey
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 19 (408,854)

Abstract:

end-of-life, medical futility, healthcare, surrogate, death, dying, physiologic futility, non-beneficial, Delaware Health Care Decisions, DHCD

44.

Limiting Liberty to Prevent Obesity: Justifiability of Strong Hard Paternalism in Public Health Regulation

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 46, p. 1859-1876 (2014).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 15 (339,231)

Abstract:

liberty, obesity, fat, overweight, paternalism, public health regulation, political, regulatory, Friedman

45.

Quality of Life in Legal Perspective

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th ed., Jennings ed., Macmillan Reference, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 15 (423,874)

Abstract:

quality of life, surrogate, ill, death, dying

46.

Rethinking Medical Liability: A Challenge to Defense Lawyers, Trial Lawyers, Medical Providers, and Legislators: An Introduction to the Symposium

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 37, pp. 455-458, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 12 (449,353)

Abstract:

medical liability, death, dying, healthcare, POMETHEUS payment, P4P, ADR

47.

Foreword to Stanley A. Terman, Peaceful Transitions: An Ironclad Strategy to Die How and When You Want

Life Transitions, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 11 (444,354)

Abstract:

advance care planning, ACP, natural dying advance directive, natural dying physician’s orders, NDAD, NDPO, death, dying, Alzheimer’s, dementia

48.

Lessons from Tragedy: Part Two

Widener Law Review, Vol. 19, p. 239-258, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 9 (464,817)

Abstract:

ethics, Bradley Case, Barbieri, James Collins, Steven Cook, Gina Maisto Smith, medical reporting system, tragedy, health law, end-of-life, Medical Practice Act, health code, mandatory reporting, gate-keeping, health care, Megan Law

49.

Introduction: Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking

Narrative Inquiry Bioethics 2016;6(2):75-77
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 0 (494,534)

Abstract:

VSED, voluntarily stopping eating an drinking, right to die, dehydration, end-of-life

50.

Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking (Supplement)

Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking (3rd ed. Wolters Kluwer 2017 Supp.) ISBN: 9780735546653
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Alan Meisel, Kathy L. Cerminara and Thaddeus Mason Pope
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 0 (394,640)
Citation 1

Abstract:

right to die, end-of-life, health law, medical law, informed consent, advance directive, surrogate, POLST, brain death, medical futility, medical aid in dying, assisted suicide

51.

Legal Briefing: Stopping Nonbeneficial Life-Sustaining Treatment Without Consent

Journal of Clinical Ethics 2016 Fall; 27(3): 254-264
Posted: 31 Dec 2016
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Kristin Kemmerling
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, non-beneficial treatment, autonomy, informed consent, medical malpractice

52.

Reason-Giving and Medical Futility: Contrasting Legal and Social Discourse in the United States with the United Kingdom and Ontario, Canada

Chest. 2016 Sep; 150(3): 714-21
Posted: 31 Dec 2016
Thaddeus Mason Pope, Gabriel T Bosslet and Mary S Baker
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Indiana University - School of Medicine and Sentara Healthcare

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, non-beneficial treatment, autonomy, informed consent, transparency

53.

Procedural Due Process and Intramural Hospital Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: The Texas Advance Directives Act

10 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF HEALTH LAW & POLICY 93-158 (2017)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 0 (301,763)

Abstract:

medical futility, procedural due process, end-of-life, health law, bioethics, advance directive

54.

Legal Briefing: Mandated Reporters and Compulsory Reporting Duties

27(1) Journal of Clinical Ethics (Spring 2016)
Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

health law, healthcare, mandatory reporting, child abuse, elder abuse, bioethics, compulsory reporting, mandated reporter

55.

An Official ATS/AACN/ACCP/ESICM/SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 191(11) (2015): 1318-30
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Indiana University - School of Medicine, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Independent, Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins University - Berman Institute of Bioethics, University of Washington, Medical University of South Carolina, Independent, University of Toronto, Independent, Independent, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Florida, University of Chicago, Independent, Government of the United States of America - Navy, University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 0 (439,304)

Abstract:

conflict resolution, end-of-life care, ethics committees, futility, shared decision making

56.

Brain Death Rejected: Expanding Legal Duties to Accommodate Religious Objections

Expanding Legal Duties to Accommodate Religious Objections to Brain Death, in Law, Religion, and American Healthcare (Cambridge University Press, 2017, Forthcoming), Proceedings from the 2015 Annual Conference, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 0 (208,158)

Abstract:

brain death, death, religion, conscientious objection, bioethics

57.

The Texas Advance Directives Act: Must a Death Panel Be a Star Chamber?

American Journal of Bioethics, 15(8) (2015): 41-43
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

TADA, medical futility, due process, non-beneficial treatment, bioethics

58.

Texas Advance Directives Act: Nearly a Model Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Intractable Medical Futility Conflicts

QUT Law Review 16(1) (2016): 22-53
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2016
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 0 (248,812)

Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, due process, TADA, non-beneficial treatment, bioethics, health law

59.

Legal Briefing: Adult Orphans and the Unbefriended: Making Medical Decisions for Unrepresented Patients Without Surrogates

Journal of Clinical Ethics 26(2) (2015): 180-188
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

surrogate, capacity, unbefriended, unrepresented, bioethics, end-of-life, guardian, conservator

60.

Legal Briefing: Medicare Coverage of Advance Care Planning

Journal of Clinical Ethics 26(4) (2015)
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

advance care planning, advance directive, POLST, end-of-life, bioethics, Medicare, CMS

61.

Clinical Criteria for Physician Aid in Dying

Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(3): 259-262 (2016), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-49
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
David Orentlicher, Thaddeus Mason Pope and Ben A. Rich
Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of California, Davis
Downloads 0 (291,703)

Abstract:

aid-in-dying, AID, death with dignity, physician-assisted suicide, end-of-life, bioethics

62.

Prospective Autonomy and Dementia: Ulysses Contracts for VSED

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12(3) (2015): 389-94
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

VSED, VRFF, end-of-life, bioethics, dehydration

63.

Brain Death: Legal Obligations and the Courts

Seminars in Neurology, Vol. 35, No. 2, p. 174, April 2015
Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

brain death, end-of-life, death, UDDA

64.

Legal Briefing: Coerced Treatment and Involuntary Confinement for Contagious Disease

J Clin Ethics, Spring; 26(1):73-83, 2015
Posted: 26 Mar 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Heather Michelle Bughman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Hamline University School of Law

Abstract:

Public health, health law, contagious, due process, Ebola, tuberculosis, quarantine, isolation

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An Official American Thoracic Society Policy Statement: Managing Conscientious Objections in Intensive Care Medicine

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 15;191(2):219-27
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Seattle Children's Hospital, West Virginia University - Department of Philosophy, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Johns Hopkins University - Berman Institute of Bioethics, Duke University - School of Medicine, University of Washington - School of Medicine, Independent, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wayne State University, Independent, Independent, Yale University, Independent, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Wayne State University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and University of Pittsburgh
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Abstract:

conscience, intensive care, ICU

66.

Legal Briefing: Brain Death and Total Brain Failure

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 245-257 (2014)
Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

Brain failure, brain dead, brain death, DDNC, clinician, doctor, patient, physiological support, medical futility, hospital, death, neurological, emotional distress, negligent, intentional, pregnancy, medical, life-sustaining, treatment, UDDA, immunity, dispute resolution

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Legal Briefing: Informed Consent in the Clinical Context

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 1 (Summer 2014)
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Melinda Hexum
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Hamline University - School of Law

Abstract:

bioethics, informed consent, clinical ethics, medical malpractice, liability, enforcement, anti-discrimination, end-of-life, mandated disclosures, aid in dying, abortion, telemedicine, censorship laws, clinicians, misdiagnosis, negligence, tort, duty of disclosure, physician, patient

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The Changing Legal Climate for Physician Aid in Dying

JAMA, Vol. 311, Number 19, p. 1961-1962 (2014), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-24
Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
David Orentlicher, Thaddeus Mason Pope and Ben A. Rich
Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of California, Davis

Abstract:

aid in dying, assisted suicide, active euthanasia, death with dignity, life-sustaining, physician aid, dying, death, end-of-life, patient, mentally competent, terminally ill, Quinlan, doctor, death panels, quality of life

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Legal Briefing: Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2014)
Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Amanda West
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

Legal Briefing, VSED, voluntarily stopping eating, voluntarily stopping drinking, eat, drink, hospice, healthcare, bioethics, legality, oral nutrition, medical treatment, patient, death, dying, Margot Bentley, ethics

70.

Legal Briefing: Home Birth and Midwifery

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 293 (2013).
Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Deborah Fisch
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

legal briefing, home birth, birth, pregnant, prenatal care, midwife, midwives, non-nurse, DEM licensure, medicaid coverage, baby, certified nurse

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Legal Briefing: The New Patient Self-Determination Act

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Summer 2013)
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

Legal Briefing, clinical ethics, ethics, bioethics, Patient Self-Determination Act, PSDA, Cruzan, Personalize Your Care Act, regulations, health care, healthcare

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Legal Briefing: Shared Decision Making and Patient Decision Aids

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 24, No.1, pp. 70-80, Spring 2013
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Melinda Hexum
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Hamline University - School of Law

Abstract:

bioethics, biomedical, patient decision aids, decision aids, Patient and Protection and Affordable Care Act, ACA, liability, informed consent, preference sensitive treatment, accountable care organization, prima facie, physical, medical malpractice

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Legal Briefing: POLST: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 4, p. 353-376, 2012
Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Melinda Hexum
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Hamline University - School of Law

Abstract:

POLST, physician orders, life-sustaining, patient, surrogate, incapacitated, healthcare, electronic registries, international adoption, MOLST, advance directive, end-of-life, DNR order

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Legal Briefing: The Unbefriended: Making Healthcare Decisions for Patients without Surrogates (Part 1)

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 1, 84-96 (2012).
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Tanya Sellers
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

Unbefriended, bioethics consultations, elderly, health, medical, dying, death, guardians

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Facebook Can Improve Surrogate Decision Making

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 12, No. 10, p. 43-45, (2012)
Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

Surrogate, social media, technology, healthcare, death, dying, unbefriended, advance care planning, advance directive, Facebook, prospective autonomy, power of attorney, nursing homes, incapacitated

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Medical Futility (Chapter 12 in Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees)

Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees, D. Micah Hester and Toby Schonfeld, eds., Cambridge, Ch. 12 (2012).
Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

healthcare, health, ethics, HEC, death, dying, medical futility

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Legal Briefing: The Unbefriended: Making Healthcare Decisions for Patients without Surrogates (Part 2)

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 2, 177-192, 2012
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Tanya Sellers
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

Unbefriended, surrogate, bioethics consultation, elderly, guardians, medical, death, dying, health

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Patient Rights (Chapter in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care)

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care; Webb, Angus, Finfer, Gattioni, & Singer, eds.; Oxford University Press 2013, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Douglas White
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Patient rights, clinician rights, medical, healthcare

79.

My Bioethics Education at Georgetown

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 36-37, 2002
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

bioethics, universities, colleges, graduate work, Georgetown University

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The Case of Samuel Golubchuk: The Dangers of Judicial Deference and Medical Self-Regulation

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 59-61, 2010
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

Golubchuk, autonomy, futility disputes, religion, Betancourt, Trinitas Hospital, surrogate, death, dying

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Introduction: Caring for the Seriously Ill: Cost and Public Policy

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 39, No. 2, p. 111-113, 2011
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope, Amber E. Barnato and Bob Arnold
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Ill, elderly, treatment, advance directives, dying, death, POLST, health care, NICU, MICU, end-of-life

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The Best Interest Standard: Both Guide and Limit to Medical Decision Making On Behalf of Incapacitated Patients

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 134-138, 2011
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

best interest standard, clincians, parental, parents, harm principle

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The Courts, Futility, and the Ends of Medicine

Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 307, No. 2, pp. 151-152, 2012
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Douglas White
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

medicine, death, dying, advance directives, Betancourt v Trinitas hospital, healthcare, end of life, life-sustaining, medical futility

84.

Social Contract Theory, Slavery, and the Antebellum Courts

COMPANION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY, pp. 125-133, T. L. Lott, J. P. Pittman, eds., Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Anita L. Allen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School

Abstract:

social contract, slavery, antebellum courts, contractarian, discrimination, Constitution, ethics

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Legal Briefing: Medically Futile and Non-Beneficial Treatment

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 277-296, 2011
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

medical futility, non-beneficial treatment, death, dying, healthcare, surrogate, advance directives, brain-death, futile treatment

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Multi-Institutional Hospital Ethics Committees: For Rural Hospitals, and Urban Ones Too

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 69-71, 2008
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

bioethics, rural health, health services, healthcare, community health, medical care, ethics, urban health, MI-HEC, teleethics

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Review of Lawrence J. Schneiderman and Nancy S. Jecker, Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 49-51, 2012
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

review, wrong medicine, Schneiderman, Jecker, death, dying, end-of-life, medical futility, CPR, Uniform Healthcare Decisions Act, UHCDA

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Restricting CPR to Patients Who Provide Informed Consent Will Not Permit Physicians to Unilaterally Refuse Requested CPR

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 82-83, 2010
Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hospital, healthcare, ACLS, surrogate, statutorily mandated, DNAR, UK, United Kingdom

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Legal Briefing: Crisis Standards of Care and Legal Protections During Disasters and Emergencies

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 358-367, Winter 2010
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope and Mitch F. Palazzo
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

healthcare practitioners, liability, licensure, emergencies, disasters

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Legal Briefing: Healthcare Ethics Committees

The Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 74-93, Spring 2011
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

healthcare ethics committees, healthcare, health law, end of life, healthcare institutions, hospitals, public health

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Legal Briefing: Organ Donation

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

organ donation, organ transplantation, consent, medical ethics, health law

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Legal Briefing: Informed Consent

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 72, 2010
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

informed consent, medical ethics, disclosure, health law

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Legal Briefing: Conscience Clauses and Conscientious Refusal

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 163, 2010
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

conscience clauses, conscientious refusal, healthcare providers, medical ethics, healthcare, health law, abortion, contraception

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Legal Briefing: Medical Futility and Assisted Suicide

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 274, 2009
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

medical futility, assisted suicide, autonomy, health law, medical ethics

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Legal Briefing: Advance Care Planning

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 20, No. 4, p. 362, 2009
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

advance care planning, advance directives, healthcare, medical ethics, informed consent

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A Reexamination of Hard Paternalism

Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

autonomy, paternalism, bioethics

Other Papers (2)

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1.

Advance Care Planning

Minnesota Healthcare News (Nov. 2015): 26-28
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Abstract:

advance care planning, advance directive, POLST, end-of-life, bioethics

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Unilateral Refusal of Treatment and Patient Abandonment: Betancourt v. Trinitas Hospital, Brief of Amicus Curiae, Law Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Thaddeus Mason Pope
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Abstract:

medical futility, end-of-life, death and dying, bioethics, advance directives, patient abandonment, refusal of treatment