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physician-assisted suicide

Sep 7, 2017

Court of Appeals rejects assisted suicide

The New York State Court of Appeals has ruled unanimously that citizens have no right to assisted suicide. The plaintiffs sought a declaration confirming the constitutional right of a mentally competent, terminally ill person to get a prescription for a lethal dose of drugs from a physician without legal consequences for the doctor. In February […]

Feb 15, 2016

Physician-assisted suicide symposium planned

The St. Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild is a co-sponsor of a symposium on physician-assisted suicide set for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Basil Auditorium at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford. The program will address the possible removal of current legal restrictions on physician-assisted suicide as proposed in a recent court case and […]

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