Death with Dignity in New York Remains Contentious

By Corina Cappabianca

News 10 ABC (Albany) mentioned the recent New York State Bar Association CLE program on medical aid and dying.

Since the end of New York’s legislative session, Medical Aid in Dying laws have gone into effect in New Jersey and Maine.

The so-called ‘Death with Dignity’ legislation allows the terminally ill to choose when they die with the assistance of a doctor.

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