identify and discuss at least two termination of care/treatment cases, one of which should be In re Quinlan, Cruzan v. Missouri, Bouvia v. Superior Court, or Bush v. Schiavo. Note that there are a number of other cases dealing with this issue. Upon completion of your search, provide the following for each case:
In a statement read yesterday by the director of the Missouri Rehabilitation Center, where their daughter was cared for, Lester and Joyce Cruzan said she had died peacefully and apparently without pain.
Cruzan by Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of …
Eight years after the auto crash that left her in a vegetative state, six months after the United States Supreme Court's ruling on her right to die and 12 days after her parents won their fight to remove the feeding tube that was keeping her alive, Nancy Beth Cruzan died early yesterday at the age of 33 in Mount Vernon, Mo., with her family at her bedside.
Ten Years of “Death with Dignity” Courtney S
"I sympathize with the hardship of caring for a helpless woman, but I have no sympathy for a family who solves their problems by starving their daughter to death when there were hundreds of bona fide offers to care for her regardless of her condition," he said yesterday in a prepared statement. "Even a dog in Missouri can not be legally starved to death."
Read this essay on Cruzan Brief
The author of this essay, Oregon State University Professor Courtney S. Campbell, discusses the first decade of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act—explaining how physician-assisted suicide works in the state and arguing that patient’s own perspective is crucially missing from the state’s official statistics.
DIRECTOR, MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF …
Robertson's essay, "Cruzan: No Rights Violated," he argues that the decision made by the Missouri Supreme Court to deny Nancy Beth Cruzan's parents' request to have their daughter's artificial nutrition and hydration tube removed was not a violation of Nancy Beth Cruzan's right to refuse treatment because she had not personally refused treatment.