Issues in Law & Medicine

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 1, Summer

In the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
At issue in this matter is the constitutionality of 1997 Wisconsin Act 219, codified at Wis. Stat. SecSec 895.038 and 940.16 (the "Act"). The Act forbids any person from intentionally performing a "partialbirth abortion." Wis. Stat. Sec 940.16(2). It...
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Three Strikes: Is an Assisted Suicide Right Out?
In 1997 advocates of legalized physician-assisted suicide ("PAS") got three strikes in their effort to establish a constitutional right to assisted suicide. Two federal appellate court decisions finding a federal constitutional right to PAS were unanimously...
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