Year: 1992 Source: International Journal of Applied Philosophy, v.7, no.2, (1992), p.63-65 SIEC No: 20040686

The author explores the legal limitations of consent with regard to acts of physician-assisted suicide performed by Dr. Kevorkian. The essay canvassess several limitations on the legal maxim, “volenti non fit injuria,” & explores the social & moral consequences of using consent as a justification for such acts.