University of Kansas, Spring 2005
Philosophy 674: Philosophy of Law

In-class writing: “The Philosophers’ Brief”

Please answer the following question, which was one of your study questions for today’s reading. You can use your (possibly annotated) copy of the text of “The Philosophers’ Brief,” but nothing else.

The authors say that the court’s decision in the Cruzan case implies the right to physician-assisted suicide. What narrower implication do opponents of physician-assisted suicide draw from the Cruzan case (instead of the implication just mentioned)?

Please write answer below the following line, after writing your name here: _______________________________

As before, please fold your paper along the following line, with the following line on the outside of the fold.