Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Paradox in law again?

Professor Bainbridge (a law professor) points out the paradox in the Supreme court deciding that the federal government cannot prohibit a doctor from over prescribing drugs for a deathly ill patient who wants to die on their own terms. It can, however, prohibit prescribing a natural plant drug (a joint) for the alleviation of pain or nausea in ill patients who will or should live.


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