Death, Dying, and the Law in America
8-10 pages APA format. Please include abstract & Conclusion. During prep of term paper, research and compare the cases of Quinlan, Cruzan, and Schiavo. During your
research, you should read about patient self-determination, right to die, advance care planning, ethical issues in right to die cases, the moral significance of family
decision making, and ethical issues concerning physician-assisted suicide. After you have completed these tasks, write a paper on:
Death, Dying, and the Law in America.
What are the ethical dilemmas and legal considerations families and providers will be faced with? Do you think that these ethical dilemmas and legal considerations are
more important than they were in the past?
What ethics issues related to death, medicine, and the family decision-making do you think will apply and be present as the patients experience the dying process