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Re-criminalizing Medical Aid in Dying in Montana

The Montana Legislature is considering a bill that would re-criminalize medical aid in dying after 10 years of decriminalization. Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.B. 284 / L.C. 2356. The bill now goes to the full House for a … Continue reading

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Legislation to Outlaw Medical Aid in Dying

This year, many states are considering legislation to affirmatively authorize medical aid in dying (MAID). Responding to super-majority public support, these states are seeking to join California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Washington DC. But other states are … Continue reading

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Medical Aid in Dying Should Be Governed by the Standard of Care – North Carolina

Kathryn Tucker has a new article in the North Carolina Law Review arguing that in states without a prohibition of MAID, such as North Carolina, it is both possible and desirable for the practice to develop subject to the standard of … Continue reading

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Expanding Access to Medical Aid in Dying – New Mexico & Oregon

When enacting statutes that affirmatively authorize medical aid in dying (MAID), U.S. states have been closely following the Oregon model for over a decade. That model includes both narrow eligibility conditions and overly restrictive non-evidence-based safeguards. But, as in Canada, … Continue reading

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Evergreen Legal Blog Posts are Dying

Our last two blog posts have been a bit of a blog series: First, we wrote a blog sample for corporate and employment lawyers. Then, we compared that post to our first blog sample from more than three years ago … Continue reading

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