Physician-assisted suicide is gaining prominence in our social consciousness as patients and physicians, legislatures and courts wrestle with how best to resolve the profound differences of opinion regarding its practice. This Comment addresses the legal and structural arguments
surrounding whether the decision to permit or prohibit physician- assisted suicide should be made by Congress or by the states.
The Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999 and Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Call for Congressional Self-Restraint,
San Diego L. Rev.
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