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235) to provide facilities and personnel for studies and examinations that are deemed necessary to medico legal death investigation of a coroners case (KRS 72.
Should he be prosecuted, which would be not unlikely based on the legal advice he has received, he could have his passport revoked and would have little possibility of a gentle, legal death.
Now what has happened is her legal death," her friend and journalist Pinki Virani told Zee News TV channel.
Alcor has almost 1,000 members with arrangements to be cryopreserved upon legal death and 112 patients cryopreserved.
The debate focused around the argument that many doctors refuse to accept brain death as legal death, especially as a mechanically supported vegetative state would allow vital organs to be kept functional making them ideal for transplantation.
Although Sri Lanka has the legal death penalty, all death penalty cases have been commuted to life in prison and there have been no executions since 1973.
Part III discusses the ethical arguments that proponents of procuring organs prior to legal death have set forth and the benefits that can be gained from such conduct.
Just after the Harvard Committee, other reports were published by the Philadelphia Protocol in 1969, the Health Sciences Center of Minnesota University in 1971, the British Royal College of Physicians in 1974, all accepting brain death as legal death.
Japan's lower house is set to hold a vote next week on four different bills to amend the contentious organ transplant law, which have reinvigorated discussions on whether brain death should be recognized as legal death, lawmakers said Tuesday.
First, he single-handedly resolved the bone of contention regarding the definition of death by publicly saying that brain death constitutes legal death, hence allowing organs to be taken from such cases; and second, he proposed the use of the organs of death row criminals in transplant operations without their prior consent.
Irreversible absence of central nervous system function, the inability to maintain body homeostasis spontaneously, with spontaneous cardio-circulatory function (although sometimes supported harmacologically) and assisted ventilation, is defined as brain death and accepted in many countries as the legal death of an individual" - Dr Said