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04/26/2018

Legal History of Medical Aid in Dying: Physician Assisted Death in U.S. Courts and Legislatures

The New Mexico Law Review has published the papers from its September 2017 symposium “Establishing New Rights: A Look at Aid in Dying.” 

My contribution is “Legal History of Medical Aid in Dying: Physician Assisted Death in U.S. Courts and Legislatures.” Here is my presentation on which my article is based. 





Other contributions in the printed volume include


Morris v. Brandenburg: Departing from Federal Precedent to Declare Physician Assisted Suicide a Fundamental Right Under New Mexico’s Constitution,
Paola V. Jaime Saenz


State Constitutions as the Future for Civil Rights
Erwin Chemerinsky


State Constitutional Litigation in New Mexico: All Shield and No Sword
The Honorable Linda M. Vanzi, Andrew G. Schultz, and Melanie B. Stambaugh


A Nadir of State Constitutional Jurisprudence: Failing to Protect Terminally Ill Patients’ Choice for a More Peaceful Death in New Mexico
Kathryn L. Tucker


The Decisions We Are (or Are Not) Free to Make, for Now
Laura Schauer Ives

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