Be sure to include the following information in your paper.
What were the facts and court holding in the Quinlan case?
What law(s) did the judge rely upon to support his decision?
Analyze the hospital’s and the parent’s actions and beliefs, supporting one or the other.
Discuss the end of life issues (legal and ethical) involved in the case to support your defense of either the medical center or parents.
Consider these issues: autonomy (self-governance), justice, right to die, the need for an advanced directive, living wills, and powers of attorney. Don’t assume the reader is knowledgeable about these issues. Define them and discuss them to support your position in the paper. Do not use the first person.
Your paper will be no more than 5 pages in lengt