Books in category Law – Right to Die

  • Impairment and Disability

    Impairment and Disability
    Sheila McLean, Laura Williamson

    This book explores legislation intended to protect the interests of people with disabilities or impairments.

  • Dying Justice

    Dying Justice
    Jocelyn Grant Downie

    In Dying Justice, Jocelyn Downie provides an up-to-date and comprehensive review of significant developments in the current legal status of assisted death in Canada.

  • Imparare a morire

    Imparare a morire
    Emmanuel Hirsch

    Da oltre vent'anni Emmanuel Hirsch accompagna i malati terminali e i loro familiari lungo il percorso che porta alla fine della vita.

  • Euthanasia

    Jennifer Fecio McDougall, Martha Gorman

    This timely work is a balanced overview of end-of-life issues related to euthanasia and assisted suicide. * Includes the full text of documents such as the Hippocratic Oath and position statements from several religions * A detailed …

  • The Supreme Court in the Intimate Lives of Americans

    The Supreme Court in the Intimate Lives of Americans
    Howard Ball

    Personal rights, such as the right to procreate – or not -and the right to die generate endless debate. This book maps out the legal, political, and ethical issues swirling around personal rights.

  • Killing and Letting Die

    Killing and Letting Die
    Bonnie Steinbock, Alastair Norcross

    This collection contains twenty-one thought-provoking essays on the controversies surrounding the moral and legal distinctions between euthanasia and "letting die.

  • Intention and Causation in Medical Non Killing

    Intention and Causation in Medical Non-Killing
    Glenys Williams

    This is a quintessential read for all students studying medical and healthcare law and the legal aspects of health and medicine.

  • Euthanasia and Law in the Netherlands

    Euthanasia and Law in the Netherlands
    John Griffiths, Alex Bood, Heleen Weyers

    Therefore the Dutch experience is of interest not only to the Dutch, but to anyone who is considering wether or not to make euthanasia a legal practice. This book is written for a reader without specific knowledge of law.

  • Patients with Passports

    Patients with Passports
    I. Glenn Cohen

    Focuses on patients traveling for cardiac bypass and other legal services to places like India, Thailand and Mexico, and analyzes issues of quality of care, disease transmission, liability, private and public health insurance and the …

  • A Merciful End

    A Merciful End
    Ian Dowbiggin

    Drawing on unprecedented access to the archives of the Euthanasia Society of America, interviews with important figures in the movement today, and flashpoint cases such as the tragic fate of Karen Ann Quinlan, Dowbiggin tells the dramatic …

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