Elder Law, law homework help

Join your classmates and your instructor for a discussion of physician-assisted suicide.

Please respond to all of the following prompts:

  • If you or a close family member or friend were terminally ill, would you consider physician-assisted suicide as a means of terminating suffering?
  • If your answer is “yes,” what conditions would have to exist?
  • If an elderly client of your law firm asked your personal advice on this practice, how would you respond?
  • Should the practice be banned, or legalized?
  • What possible abuses might accompany legalized physician-assisted suicide?