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Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking

The most comprehensive reference book on the law of end-of-life decision-making, THE RIGHT TO DIE, is now updated TWICE each year. 

The latest court cases and statutes from across the United States are described and assessed in 13 chapters that span over 1000 pages.  

1. What is the Right to Die
2. Nature and Sources of the Right to Die
3. The Appropriate Forum for End-of-Life Decisionmaking: Courts or Clinical Settings
4. Decisionmaking Standards for Incompetent Patients
5. Limitations on End-of-Life Decisionmaking
6. Application of End-of-Life Principles to Particular Treatments and Illnesses
7. Advance Directives
8. Surrogate (Family) Decisionmaking Statutes
9. Decisionmaking for Children
10. Decisionmaking for Handicapped Newborns
11. Civil Liability
12. Criminal Liability: Assisted Suicide and Active Euthanasia
13. The Problem of ‘Futile’ Medical Treatment

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