BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE, NOT DEAD YET, ADAPT, CENTER FOR SELF-DETERMINATION, NATIONAL COUNCIL ON INDEPENDENT LIVING, NATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, and DISABILITY RIGHTS NEW JERSEYNot Dead Yet also posts a copy of the brief at their own site.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Betancourt v. Trinitas -- Not Dead Yet Amicus Brief
I just posted (here in PDF) the final, and largest brief submitted on behalf of plaintiff/respondent in Betancourt v. Trinitas:
Thaddeus Mason Pope is Director of the Health Law Institute and Professor of Law and at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. <> <> He is also an Adjunct Professor with the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology; Adjunct Associate Professor with the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College; and Visiting Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at St. Georges University. <> <> Professor Pope is an internationally recognized expert in bioethics and medical ethics. He has over 120 publications in: leading medical journals, law reviews, bar journals, nursing journals, bioethics journals, and book chapters. He also coauthors the definitive 1500-page treatise The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking.