John Ashcroft and the Tricky Politics of Death

Publication Date: December 2001

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): Daniel S. Brenner

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Ethics; Health; Public Policies

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


The author explores the notion of assisted suicide along with the moral, ethical and legal implications. He encourages the American Medical Association to amplify its position on assisted suicide and to ensure that doctors throughout the country are effectively trained in pain management.