, convicted of second-degree homicide for injecting lethal drugs to a man suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
PRINCETON, NJ -- Jack Kevorkian
, the Michigan doctor who assisted more than 130 terminally ill patients with ending their life, will be released from prison on parole this Friday.
, who has served a little over eight years of his 10-to-25-year sentence for second-degree murder, will be released on parole on June 1, 2007, according to Michigan prison authorities.
, and his public crusade of practicing, and accepting, PAS (Yount, 2000).
In this instance the lawyer is a former Oakland County, Mich., prosecutor whose dogged legal pursuit of Jack Kevorkian
, or "Dr.
Architects Of The Culture Of Death provides an informed and informative delineation of the mindsets of twenty-three influential thinkers ranging from Ayn Rand, Charles Darwin, and Karl Marx, to Jean-Paul Sarte, Simone de Beauvoir, and Jack Kevorkian
. Highly recommended reading for students of philosophy and theology, the authors offer an understanding and restoration of the human being as a person and the rediscover of a benevolent God arising from the concept of "Personalism" as articulated by John Paul II, and appropriately serving as a hopeful antidote for the stark pessimism that has issues from the originators of the "culture of death" perspective in contemporary human affairs.
, who helped terminally ill people die.
understandably had less than massive support during his legal battles.
Death," is an Internet interview with Jack Kevorkian
, a figure whose presence suggests that the "malignancy" has "metastasized" relentlessly out of control; the best option for American culture at this point may well be assisted suicide.
Death," Jack Kevorkian
. What do you think about assisted suicide?
Death," has Jack Kevorkian
appearing on an online talk show; he follows Charo, "the original coochie-coochie girl." As in Jaffe's three previous volumes, there are a number of dialogue pieces ("Severed Hand" and "Bodybag"), like small transcripts or plays; these are an important part of the style and approach to Jaffe's fiction, and they are always the most interesting and funny.
's kills in the USA--which have been analyzed in journal articles first by myself and more recently by others--would be considered by many clear empirical evidence.