Year: 2000 Source: Washburn Law Journal, v.39, (2000), p.159-183 SIEC No: 20070035

The author states with regard to physician-assisted suicide, proponents are most likely to get what they want by presenting compelling stories of dying patients asking their physicians for means to avoid the seemingly meaningless pain & indignity of terminal illness. These stories directly implicate statutes against assisted suicide. These laws, & the stories for & against their constitutionality, have become the focal point of the debate over physician-assisted suicide. This article closely examines both the stories & statutes. (162 notes)