Right to Die [electronic resource] : Constitutional and Statutory Analysis
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003.
- Physical Description:
- 38 pages : digital, PDF file
- Examines patient "right to die" issues, in light of recent legal proceedings surrounding Theresa Schiavo, a Florida woman who has been in a persistent vegetative state since 1990, and whose husband and parents have been embattled over her right to die. Covers legal issues surrounding patient suicide and assisted suicide, passive and active euthanasia, and palliative care; the role of the patient, guardians, court, and Federal Government; and existing and proposed legislation, including the Patient Self-Determination Act and the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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