Wednesday, October 05, 2005

US Supreme Court and Euthanasia

The US Supreme Court will go back to the issue of physician assisted suicide in a forthcoming case, Gonzales v. Oregon, 04-623.

The new court will therefore immediately tested on one of the most framatic issues. This will be an occasion to read the opinions of both Justice Roberts and Justice Myers.

Oregon is the only American state to make physician assisted suicide permissible by legislation. The only other States in the world being Belgium and Holland.

For a short report, please read here

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