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August 2013 Blog Posts (2)

“Erring on the Side of Life”

Earlier this week, U.S. District Court Judge Thelton E. Henderson ruled that prisoners on hunger strike in California may be force-fed, even if they have signed an advance directive to refuse medical resuscitation.

Joyce Hayhoe, a spokesperson for California Correctional Health Care Services,…


Added by Lisa Guenther on August 22, 2013 at 12:03pm — No Comments

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