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The Ethical and Legal "Right to Die"
An analysis of the ethical and legal "right to die" in "Unplugged: Reclaiming Our Right to Die in America" by William Colby.
# 133376 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , Hot Topics (Euthanasia) , Law (General) , Ethics (General)

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The paper discusses the "Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Dept. of Health" that was the landmark case that allowed for a person's right to deny life saving medical assistance if they chose to do so. The paper expalins that since it is a person's right to do with their mind and body as they see fit, it was deemed unconstitutional for a person to be forced to receive medical treatment if they did not want it. The paper relates that the Supreme Court voted in favor of the Missouri Department of Health.

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