Year: 1995 Source: Bioethics, v.9, no.1, (1995), p.62-71 SIEC No: 20021405

This article summarizes the controversy surrounding Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s first 20 cases of physician-assisted dying. It discusses major ethical arguments on both sides of the morality of physician-assisted dying for terminal adult patients. It defends Dr. Kevorkian & argues that he enjoys the support of most ordinary Americans but that he is condemmned by most physicians & medical ethicists.