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At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Author: Howard Ball
Publisher: New York University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first sweeping history of the right-to-die movement

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Additional Physical Format: Print
At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Ball
OCLC Number: 940609742
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction 1 The Changing Nature of Death in America 2 The Plight of the Incompetent Patient in a "Permanent Vegetative State" (PVS) 3 Terri Schiavo's Tragic Odyssey, 1990-2005 4 What Freedom Do We Have to Die with Dignity? The U.S. Supreme Court Decides, 1997 5 The Second Path to PAD: Passing Legislation Allowing Death with Dignity 6 The Pioneering PAD States: Oregon and Washington 7 America's Transplants Notes Cases Cited Bibliography Index About the Author

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Ball's arguments are concise, compelling, and backed with considerable case law. This volume is highly recommended for upper-level undergraduates and above in law, philosophy, and the medical Read more...

 
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