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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Death With Dignity Act to be Reviewed by Supremes

Scotusblog is reporting that the Supreme Court has decided to review Oregon's Death with Dignity Act which permits physician-assisted suicide.  I am surprised that they decided to grant review and I really don't know what this means for the future of the Act.  It has always been controversial to some but the courts (thus far) have firmly upheld it.  [bm]

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