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Washington v. Glucksberg
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Appellees are physicians who practice in Washington and occasionally treat the terminally ill. Appellees sued in Federal court alleging that the State statute prohibiting individuals from aiding/causing suicide was unconstitutional under the Constitution. Both lower courts found for Appellees and the State appealed.
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