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Constitutional Law Keyed to Maggs
Washington v. Glucksberg
Citation:521 U.S. 702 (1997)
Respondents, doctors and terminally ill patients to whom they provide care, assert a liberty to choose how to die and a right to control of one’s final days, and describe the asserted liberty as the right to choose a humane, dignified death and the liberty to shape death. The Washington statute at issue prohibits aiding another person to attempt suicide.
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