Discussion Question 1: Death With Dignity Act
- Discuss the legal and moral implications of physician-assisted suicide. What are the key provisions of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act? What has been the experience with this process in Oregon since passage of the act in 1997?
Discussion Question 2: Schiavo Case
- Read the account of the 2003 Terri Schiavo case in your supplemental textbook. If you were the CEO of the organization that cared for Terri Schiavo, what issues would you consider most critical for your ethics committee to consider in that case?