Jack Kevorkian Assisted Suicide Case Study

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This procedure is not only hard for patients and their families. It is also hard for the physician. There is a pathologist who has received so much criticism for his actions. Jack Kevorkian. Jack is one of the few medical practitioners that openly uses euthanasia. According to Julie Rovner, Kevorkian was known as Dr. Death and allegedly assisted in more than 130 suicides (Rovner, 1999, para. 3). His method of assisted suicide would be providing his patients with means by which they could kill themselves using a machine that delivered a lethal dose of carbon monoxide (Rovner, 1999, para. 5). He would never get charged for murder in his practices because ultimately it was the patient 's choice whether or not to go through with it. Until one day
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