Issues in Law & Medicine

Journal covering legal and ethical issues in the delivery of medical care.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 3, Spring

Gonzales V. Oregon*
HELD: The Controlled Substances Act does not allow the Attorney General to prohibit doctors from prescribing federally regulated drugs for use in physician-assisted suicide under state law permitting prescriptions of lethal drug overdoses upon the request...
Novi Libri
Watt, Helen, ed. Cooperation, Complicity and Conscience: Problems in Healthcare, Science, Law and Public Policy. London, United Kingdom: The Linacre Centre, 2005; www.linacre.org.Cooperation in evil or wrongdoing is one of the most perplexing areas in...
Oral Argument in Gonzales V. Oregon*
ProceedingsCHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS: The Court will now hear argument in Gonzales v. Oregon.General Clement.Oral Argument of Paul D. Clement On Behalf of PetitionersGENERAL CLEMENT: Thank you, Mr. Chief Justice, and may it please the Court:Before Oregon...
The Dissent in Richmond Medical Center V. Hicks in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals*
NIEMEYER, Circuit Judge, dissenting.The Commonwealth of Virginia enacted a law in 2003, making it a criminal offense to kill a "human infant who has been born alive, but who has not been completely extracted or expelled from its mother." Va. Code Ann....