Tag Archives: Dignity

Navigating Your Grey Divorce with Dignity

Baby Boomer divorce rates continue to be above the average with one in every four divorces occurring in this age group. When I first wrote about so-called “grey divorce” (also referred to as ‘gray divorce’) in 2012, the overall divorce … Continue reading

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Connecticut Supreme Court Restores Dignity and Respect To Sandy Hook Parents

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the Sandy Hook parents' lawsuit against gun manufacturers may proceed. The Court addressed the ability of the parents to sue manufacturers who have been granted essentially blanket immunity for companies that manufacture firearms, including… … Continue reading

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Oregon Death with Dignity Act – Year 21 Report of 2018 Data

The Oregon Health Authority has released its 21st annual report on the Death with Dignity Act, reporting 2018 data. In 2018, 249 people received prescriptions under the DWDA. That compares to 219 during 2017. Fewer than 2/3 of those who got … Continue reading

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Jefferson-Jones on Community Dignity and the War on Drugs

Jamila Jefferson-Jones (University of Missouri at Kansas City – School of Law) has posted 'Community Dignity Takings': Dehumanization and Infantilization of Communities Resulting from the War on Drugs on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The half-century long “War on Drugs”… … Continue reading

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Group Warns D.C. Death with Dignity Act Opponents Not to Try to Repeal Law Again

Compassion & Choices praised Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her vow today to prevent congressional opponents of Washington, D.C.’s Death with Dignity Act from repealing the law this year, as she did last year.  The DCDWDA gives mentally capable, terminally ill … Continue reading

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