Books in category Law – Right to Die

  • Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Global Views on Choosing to End Life

    Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Global Views on Choosing to End Life
    Michael J. Cholbi

    This book addresses key historical, scientific, legal, and philosophical issues surrounding euthanasia and assisted suicide in the United States as well as in other countries and cultures. • Addresses the extended history of debates …

  • 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.

  • Euthanasia Ethical and human aspects

    Euthanasia: Ethical and human aspects
    Council of Europe

    Euthanasia is highly controversial. Is it a crime or an ultimate form of care? Can one person help another to die? And what about palliative care? What criteria should govern decisions to terminate or prolong life?

  • 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

    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 Euthanasia Assisted Suicide Debate

    The Euthanasia/Assisted-Suicide Debate
    Demetra M. Pappas

    This revealing volume explores recent historical perspectives on the modern euthanasia and assisted-suicide debate and the political arenas in which it has unfolded. * Case studies explain contemporary legal techniques in the handling of …

  • 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.

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