Judge Expected To Rule In Case Challenging Aid-In-Dying Law On Friday
California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra has argued that the suit should be dismissed because doctors aren't bound to issue these prescriptions and the law merely offers patients a choice.
The Associated Press:
Suit Over Life-Ending Drugs For Terminally Ill Gets Hearing
A judge on Friday is expected to weigh whether a challenge can proceed to California's law letting terminally ill patients seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs. Riverside County Judge Daniel A. Ottolia is expected to hear arguments over whether a lawsuit by doctors challenging the state's 2016 law permitting medically-assisted death can move forward. (6/16)