In early October 2014, Brittany Maynard made headlines when she announced her intention to end her own life in response to her cancer diagnosis. Maynard was a California woman who was diagnosed with terminal glioblastoma, which is a type of highly malignant brain tumor. But because California prohibits physician-assisted death (“PAD”), she and her family made the difficult decision to move to Oregon, where she could legally seek such medical care.
Note | KLJ Online Content Editor Joseph Sherman looks at various avenues, judicial and legislative, by which physician assisted death has attempted to gain ground, and what obstacles stand in the way.
Note | KLJ Managing Articles Editor Dylan Merrill discusses the regulation gap in the ride-sharing industry and how legislators should close the gap to ensure public safety while supporting an innovative new industry.
Note | KLJ Online Committee Editor Chelsea Hayes discusses the shortcomings of Kentucky law in protecting patients from violations of privacy, and what the state should do about it
Article | Professor Brian Frye explores a possible shift in rational basis review that examines legislative intent and what it could mean for the future of copyright terms.
Senior Staff Editor Max Fuller discusses recent Kentucky legislation aimed at curbing the heroin epidemic in the Commonwealth.
Staff Editor Will Farmer explains an ongoing case in New York federal court, where Apple is being pressured to reveal confidential consumer information.
Brandon Wells, KLJ Staff Editor, discusses the upcoming Paris Climate Change Conference, and explains President Obama’s possible options in committing the United States to climate change agreements.
Staff Editor Ashley Angello explains the implications of recent proceedings involving the legal fight over the Washington Redskins trademark.
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