Year: 2000 Source: Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, v.6, no.2, (June 2000), p.546-558 SIEC No: 20011517

Opponents of a right to physician-assisted suicide rely heavily on the results of several empirical studies, particularly data concerning physicians and other health professionals. This commentary concludes that values, not empirical data, must ultimately determine the legality of assisted suicide. Studies cannot resolve the fundamental issue. (26 notes)