31.  

ibid.

32.  

Reprinted in Annual Report of New York State Task Force on Life and the Law for 1988 pp. 10-11.

33.  

N.Y. Public Health Law Article 29-B.

34.  

N.Y. Public Health Law Article 29-C.

35.  

Article 29-B, Section 2961.

36.  

Article 29-B, Section 2965.

37.  

This special provision is discussed in New York State Department of Health, The Health Care Proxy Law: A Guidebook for Health Care Professionals (Albany: Department of Health, 1991) pp. 16-7.

38.  

For an alternative reading, see Brody, B. "A Historical Introduction to Jewish Casuistry on Suicide and Euthanasia" in Brody, B. Suicide and Euthanasia (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1989) pp. 39-75.

39.  

Life Sustaining Treatment, supra note 2. pp. 147-8.

40.  

Baker, R. and Strosberg, M.A. Legislating Medical Ethics (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1994).

41.  

Amendments to New York Public Health Law 29-B (July 15, 1991).

42.  

Letter of Baker and Strosberg (April 23, 1991), reprinted in Baker and Strosberg, supra note 40.

43.  

O'Brien, D.D. "One Family's Experience with the New York DNR Law" and Quill, T.E. "When the Ambulance Goes Home", both to appear in Baker and Strosberg, supra note 40.

44.  

Rosenthal, E. "Rules on Reviving the Dying Bring Undue Suffering, Doctors Contend" New York Times (October 4, 1990) p. 1.

45.  

Swidler, R.N. "The Presumption of Consent in New York State's Do-Not-Resuscitate Law" New York State Journal of Medicine (Feb. 1989) pp. 69-72.

46.  

Found in the 1993 supplement, p. 16.

47.  

Ibid p. 23.

48.  

See Gutis, P.S. "Accord Near on Proxy Plan for Life-Support Decisions" New York Times (May 30, 1989) p. B3 and Miler, T. "New York State's Health Proxy Law" New York Law Journal (August 16, 1990) p. 1.



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