Year: 1998 Source: Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, v.88, no.3, (Spring 1998), p.1147-1154 SIEC No: 20030751

This article explores the contribution of religious thought to the debates over both the morality of physician-assisted suicide & the moral implications of its legalization. A summary of religious attitudes toward suicide, the influences these attitudes have on the American courts, & feminist contributions to this debate (factoring context into discussions of freedoms & rights) are included. (18 refs) (SC