Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE, EUTHANASIA AND THE LAW

  1. Washington et al. v. Glucksberg et al.
  2. Vacco, Attorney General of New York, et al. v. Quill et al.
  3. Sue Rodriguez v. British Columbia
  4. Judge Noble’s Ruling

PART II THE SLIPPERY SLOPE ARGUMENT AND NONVOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA

  1. Excerpts from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Report:
    Critical Care Decisions in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine:
    Ethical Issues
  2. The Groningen Protocol: Euthanasia in Severely Ill Newborns
    Eduard Verhagen and Pieter J.J. Sauer
  3. Life, Death, and Slippery Slopes
    John Woods
  4. Voluntary and Nonvoluntary Euthanasia: Is There Really a Slippery Slope?
    Michael Stingl

PART III INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF VOLUNTARY AND NONVOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA

  1. Robert Latimer’s Choice
    Bryson Brown
  2. Hard End-of-Life Decisions for Physicians and Family Members
    John A. Baker
  3. Feminist Reflections on Tracy Latimer and Sue Rodriguez
    Kira Tomsons and Susan Sherwin

PART IV ASSISTED SUICIDE, VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA, AND PALLIATIVE CARE

  1. Attitudes of People with Disabilities toward Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation: Broadening the Dialogue
    Pamela Fadem, Meredith Minkler, Martha Perry, Klaus Blum, Leroy F. Moore, Jr., Judi Rogers, and Lee Williams
  2. Oregon’s Experience: Evaluating the Record
    Ronald A. Lindsay
  3. Palliative Sedation: An Essential Place for Clinical Excellence
    Philip C. Higgins and Terry Altilio

Posted on October 29, 2015