The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

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Index
A, In re, 198–203, 211
abuse, risk of, 93–95, 140–41, 151, 212
accessory liability doctrine, 32–33
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), 126–27
act-omission distinctions, 49–51, 54, 74–75, 216; in Bland, 50–51, 208–9; in Glucksberg, 9–10; inviolability of human life and, 164, 194–98; in McKay v. Bergstedt, 190; in Quill, 12, 49; In re B, 190
advance directives. See living wills aggressors, unjust/innocent, 171, 200–201 aiding and abetting law, 64–65, 68, 74, 167–68 AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), 126–27
Airedale N. H. S. Trust v. Bland, 50–51, 208– 10, 214–15
Alexander, Leo, 37–38
ALI. See American Law Institute
Alzheimer's patients, 40–42, 160–61, 173, 181
AMA. See American Medical Association
American Bar Association (ABA), 126
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 1, 96
American Geriatrics Society, 134
American Hospital Association, 127
American Law Institute (ALI), 32, 43, 59–60
American Medical Association (AMA), 17, 67, 70, 122, 167
American Nurses Association, 127
Anderson, Sherwood, 35
animal rights, 161, 175–76
Applewhite, Marshall, 100, 153
Application of the President and Directors of Georgetown College, 182–83, 190
Aquinas. See Thomas Aquinas, Saint
Aristotle, 23–24, 55, 63, 158
Arizona, 198; Tison v. Arizona,61–62
Article III (U.S. Constitution), 13
Ashworth, Andrew, 57–58
Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act (U.S.), 3, 44
Augustine, Saint, 25–27, 63
Australia, 1–2, 46, 134–36, 232n.28, 258nn.3– 4, 265n.190
Australian Medical Association, 2 autonomy,4,6; Casey-based arguments and, 8–11, 14–15, 18, 39, 79–82, 216; coercion and, 87, 91–95, 167–68; of competent adults, 86–87, 97–99, 217; Cruzan-based arguments and, 9–10, 14–15, 18, 82–85, 206; debate over, 86–87; duty to die and, 40–41, 130; in euthanasia movement, 38–39; harm principle and, 87, 89–90, 93–99, 143, 152– 55, 168–69, 217; of incompetent adults, 86– 87, 205–7, 212–13; of infants and children, 86–87, 173–74; legal doctrine of, 76–85; moral theorists on, 86–101; neutralist view of, 87–89, 93, 95–99, 217; perfectionism and, 87, 88–89, 90–93, 217; “reasoned judgment” test and, 76–79, 84; for the weak and vulnerable, 125–28
B, In re, 187–91
Baby Doe (Indiana), In re, 192, 195–96
battery doctrine, 32, 83–85, 184, 189, 206, 277n.43
Battin, Margaret, 41, 99, 103, 130–31, 139–40, 160–61, 173
Belgium, 2, 252n.3, 268n.258
Bentham, Jeremy, 55
best interest tests, 48, 211, 213
Bill of Rights (U.S. Constitution), 77–78, 84

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