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Friday, August 14, 2009

Right to refuse nourishment judgment [Western Australia SC]
2:15 PM ET

Draft judgment, Supreme Court of Western Australia, August 14, 2009 [ruling, in a landmark decision, that the right to refuse medical treatment includes the informed refusal of nutrition and hydration services].



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