Diane and her guests talk about the federal government’s challenge to Oregon’s assisted suicide law at the Supreme Court. They’ll discuss what the case could mean for enforcement of federal drug laws, for states’ rights, and for all Americans’ end-of-life decisions.

Guests

  • Dr. Tim Quill professor of medicine, psychiatry and medical humanities at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and the director of the Center for Palliative Care and Clinical Ethics at the University of Rochester.
  • Dr. Kenneth Stevens vice president of Physicians for Compassionate Care and a radiation oncologist recently retired to part time after 33 years at Oregon Health & Science University
  • Walter Weber senior litigation counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice
  • Eli Stutsman attorney and one of the drafters of Oregon's Death With Dignity Law

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