• Supreme Court Rebuffs Attorney General's Attack on Oregon Assisted Suicide Law
  • January 26, 2006 | Author: Elizabeth G. Porter
  • Law Firm: Jenner & Block LLP - Washington Office
  • In a narrow but symbolically important decision on January 17, 2006, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an appeals court decision sustaining the ability of physicians in Oregon to prescribe medications that terminally ill patients may take to end their own lives.