STUDY QUESTIONS FOR THE LYNCHBURG STORY Lynchburg Colony Largest institution for institutionalizing people who were feeble minded. How many were sterilized during the period covered in The Lynchburg Story? 70K Who was the institution designed to house? Th
The video Ghost of Rwanda exposes the use of logic of exclusion, diluted empathy, and the notion of us vs. them. Both logic of exclusion, and diluted empathy are justifications as to why we violate moral imperatives. A distinct portrayal of these meanings
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Right to Die
Two Benchmark Cases - Plus One
Ann Quinlan Nancy Cruzan
Life Worth Living and Protecting
serious brain injuries begin with coma. Not permanent Brain Death - Irreversible loss of function of entire brain. Kept
This declaration is made this _ day of_(month, year). I, _, being of sound mind, willfully and voluntarily make known my desires that my moment of death shall not be artificially postponed. If at any time I should have an incurable
Assisted Suicide and Dying
The Boundaries of Tolerable Suffering
Terminal Suffering Need assistance
Over Debbie Creates Controversy Timothy Quills Article and His Patient Diane Is There a Right to Assistance?
Is it a protected liber
Loss, Grief, and Recovery
Types of Loss
Plans Activities Unmet
expectations Persons Self
Types of Loss
of Control Permanent or Temporary
age Accident, disaster, terminal illness Murder, war, suicide Divorce, Non-te
Printed in The New England Journal of Medicine, March 7, 1991, Vol. 324, No. 10, pp 691-694. Diane was feeling tired and had a rash. A common scenario, though there was something subliminally worrisome that prompted me to check her blood count. Her hemato
IT'S OVER, DEBBIE The call came in the middle of the night. As a gynecology resident rotating through a large, private hospital, I had come to detest telephone calls, because invariably I would be up for several hours and would not feel good the next day.
Active and Passive Euthanasia James Rachels
Abstract The traditional distinction between active and passive euthanasia requires critical analysis. The conventional doctrine is that there is such an important moral difference between the two that, although
Roe Decided - January 1973
Major Points in Roe
History revealed wide variation Right to Privacy Established in Previous Cases Health of Mother is Compelling State Interest Life of Unborn is Compelling State Interest Both Interests Justifying State Interve
Copyright 2005, Baylor University Medical Center From Quinlan to Schiavo: medical, ethical, and legal issues in severe brain injury Robert L. Fine, MD From the Office of Clinical Ethics, Baylor Health Care System, and Department of Internal Medicine, Bayl
1. WhatwastheStinsonsproblem,accordingtoKuhseandSinger? The Stinsons' problem was that they had doctors who followed a rigid ethicofpreservinglifeatvirtuallyanycost,andtheycouldnotgettheir sonoutofthehandsoftheirdoctors
STUDY QUESTIONS FOR GHOSTS OF RWANDA 1. WHAT WAS THE INITIAL REACTION TO THE RWANDAN TRAGEDY BY MOST OF THE WORLD? Nothing was done while the genocide was happening. Everyone was just watching. People were haunted by the ghosts of Rwanda. People did nothi
FURMAN v. GEORGIA 408 U.S. 238 (1972) U. S. SUPREME COURT Decided June 29, 1972 PER CURIAM The Court holds that the imposition and carrying out of the death penalty in these cases constitute cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth and Four
Look Magazine January 24, 1956
The Shocking Story of Approved Killing in Mississippi
by William Bradford Huie
Editors Note: In the long history of man's inhumanity to man, racial conflict has produced some of the most horrible examples of brutality. The r
nd decided. Furman Vs Georgia. (look at it closely). d no capital punishment had been ministered. So the states came back and changed their laws. When they changed their laws we began to execute again. imb again. The highest point was around 1999. In 10 y
Criminal Proceedings as Exclusionary Mechanism
Designed to Redefine Civil Rights of Individual 13th Amendment to Constitution Creates Slaves of the State (1865)
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for
The Pendulum Swings
Justice Harry Blackmun.
From this day forward, Blackmun wrote in February 1994, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death. For more than 20 years I have endeavored - indeed, I have struggled-along with a majority of this C
Is All Human Life of Equal Worth?
The Sanctity of Life
is of irreducible value Life is of infinite value Question
some lives, some moments in life more worthy of protection and prolonging than others?
Rights are possessed eq
Study Questions Lake of Fire Part I
1. The first portions of the tape set the stage for the various positions. 2. What is the major point made by Alan Dershowitz about the rightness of various positions taken? Everybody is right when it comes to the issue