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Too Many Physicians: Physician-Assisted Suicide after Glucksberg/Quill

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David A. Pratt

Albany Law School

Date Written: 1999

Abstract

This article discusses the 2007 decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court in the two physician assisted suicide (PAS) cases, describes the policy debate about the permissibility of assisted suicide, and discusses experience under the Oregon statute that legalizes PAS in certain cases. The article also summarizes the moral arguments for and against PAS and euthanasia, and discusses the prospects for further legislation.

Keywords: Physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia

Suggested Citation

Pratt, David A., Too Many Physicians: Physician-Assisted Suicide after Glucksberg/Quill (1999). Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 161-234, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1521632

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