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Death and Dying Module - Constitutional and Statutory Rights

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    1. 1.1 Show/Hide More Uniform Determination of Death Act
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      Materials on the Uniform Determination of Death Act
    2. 1.2 Show/Hide More In re TACP (Fla. 1992)
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      Parents of an infant with anencephaly seek a judicial declaration that their child is legally dead; such a determination would allow the infant to be used as an organ donor while its organs are still viable for transplantation.
      Notes:
      What is the legal definition of death in Florida? Are there good policy reasons for modifying this definition for the purposes of organ donation?
    1. 2.1 Show/Hide More Case Law
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      1. 2.2.1 Show/Hide More Texas Stat. Code Ann. §166.046
        Please read § 166.046
    1. 3.1 Show/Hide More Bouvia v. Superior Court
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      Does a competent patient who is not terminally ill have the right to request withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment?
    2. 3.2 Show/Hide More Matter of Quinlan
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      Does the guardian of a non-competent patient in a persistent vegetative state have the right to request withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment?
    3. 3.3 Show/Hide More Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      When the guardian of a non-competent patient in a persistent vegetative state requests withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, how much evidence of the patient's wishes may the state demand before granting the guardian's request?
    1. 4.3 Show/Hide More Articles
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
    1. 5.1 Show/Hide More Washington v. Glucksberg
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki
      Do terminally ill patients have a constitutional due process right to request physician assistance in dying?
    2. 5.2 Show/Hide More Vacco v. Quill
      Original Creator: Nadia N. Sawicki

      Do terminally ill patients who are not dependent on life-sustaining medical treatment have an equal protection argument against a state's ban on physician aid-in-dying?

      Is there a legally significant difference between withdrawing treatment and providing active assistance in death?

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May 03, 2016

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Nadia N. Sawicki

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Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

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