Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Lethal Flaws of the Ninth and Second Circuit Decisions

Cal. L. Rev., Vol. 85, pp. 371-426, 1997

57 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2008 Last revised: 11 May 2012

Susan R. Martyn

University of Toledo - College of Law

Henry J. Bourguignon

University of Toledo College of Law

Date Written: 1997

Abstract

The Supreme Court should reverse the Ninth and Second Circuits and recognize the compelling reasons to uphold the moral distinction between killing and letting die.

Keywords: Killing, Letting Die, Fourteenth Amendment, Physician-Assisted Suicide, Terminal Illness, Palliative Care, Netherlands, Quill, Glucksberg

Suggested Citation

Martyn, Susan R. and Bourguignon, Henry J., Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Lethal Flaws of the Ninth and Second Circuit Decisions (1997). Cal. L. Rev., Vol. 85, pp. 371-426, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1158066

Susan R. Martyn (Contact Author)

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Henry J. Bourguignon

University of Toledo College of Law ( email )

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Toledo, OH 43606
United States

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