Issues in Law & Medicine

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

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 3, Spring

Other People's Lives: Reflections on Medicine, Ethics, and Euthanasia
Part Two: Medicine Versus Euthanasia Chapter XXI. The Philosophy Of Euthanasia "Use logic to overcome the scruple." (245) Francois Mauriac The advocates of physician-assisted suicide, or voluntary euthanasia, present the following argument:...
Preface
In the lead article, Temple University law professor Stephen L. Mikochik, J.D., LL.M., begins by discussing Peter Singer's proposal for health care rationing that would include invidious discrimination against people with disabilities. Next he examines...
Rationing Human Life: Health Care Reform and People with Disabilities
ABSTRACT: Peter Singer has proposed health care rationing that includes an invidious discrimination against people with disabilities. Unfortunately, Congress has codified the potential for such discrimination in the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable...
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How the Due Process Clause May Limit Comprehensive Health Care Reform
ABSTRACT: This article examines a topic which has received little attention from the media or other scholarly publications: The due process concerns that arise when engaging in comprehensive federal health care reform and regulation. First, the article...