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Recent Developments Relating to Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York State Bar Association Health Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2003

8 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2009  

David A. Pratt

Albany Law School

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

In 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court held in two separate cases that there is no constitutional right to receive assistance in suicide. This article discusses developments since those cases were decided, including experience under the Oregon statute and in several foreign countries.

Keywords: physician-assisted suicide

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Pratt, David A., Recent Developments Relating to Physician-Assisted Suicide (2003). New York State Bar Association Health Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1521570

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