Assisted Suicide: The Philosophers' Brief
Legal arguments for the legalization of physician assisted suicide from the 1997 Supreme Court amicus brief by six philosophers.
BBC News - Euthanasia Special Report
Guide to end-of-life choice includes basic concepts, international laws, for and against perspectives, case studies, and news articles and audio.
Cornell University: Euthanasia: The Pleasures of Dying
An 1891 journal article by E. P. Buffet, M. D., asserting that death is painless and not to be feared.
Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide - All sides
A thorough site with varying perspectives on the right to die, public opinion polls, and religious beliefs about hastened dying.
ProCon.org: Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?
Arguments for and against. Includes a timeline and polls.
San Francisco Chronicle - "Court hears suicide-law case; Appellate judges grill federal lawyer over strategy in Oregon"
The U.S. Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in Oregon v. Ashcroft, the case contesting the Attorney General's attempted nullification of Oregon's physician assisted dying law.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Voluntary Euthanasia
A comprehensive entry with background information on the issue.
The Ethical Debate
Chapter 5 from "When Death is Sought - Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the Medical Context". A comprehensive historical and philosophical survey.
The Sydney Morning Herald - Euthanasia Debate
Articles about end-of-life choice campaigns and individuals who have hastened their deaths.
When Death is Sought
Includes the epidemiology of suicide, law, ethical debate, public policy, and caring for the severely ill. From the New York State Department of Health