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Title:
The right to die
Author:
Jasper, Margaret C.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
vii, 130 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780379113518
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library KF3827.E87 J37 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This Almanac examines the law concerning an individual's right to die and one's right to issue advance directives concerning health care decisions. Additionally, a historical analysis of the topic, constitutional considerations, and recent developments in the law are discussed. An appendix provides directories of organizations, sample documents and statutes. A glossary is included.

The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.


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