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The Case Against Assisted Suicide Reexamined

28 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2009  

Ani B. Satz

Emory University School of Law; Rollins School of Public Health; Center for Ethics; Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

This Review Article examines the dominant legal and ethical arguments for and against assisted suicide. The Article argues that common practice of medicine and conceptual claims against assisted suicide do not withstand philosophical scrutiny.

Keywords: assisted suicide, access to health care, autonomy, palliative care, acts and omissions

JEL Classification: 100

Suggested Citation

Satz, Ani B., The Case Against Assisted Suicide Reexamined (2002). Michigan Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 6, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1468722

Ani B. Satz (Contact Author)

Emory University School of Law ( email )

1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.emory.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/ani-b-satz.html

Rollins School of Public Health ( email )

Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

Center for Ethics ( email )

Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

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Washington, DC 20001
United States

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