Dr. Aroop Mangalik and his colleague, Dr. Katherine Morris, are part of a lawsuit filed in District Court requesting clarification of a state law. The statute on the books makes it a fourth degree felony to help someone take his or her life. The suit argues that the law doesn’t apply to a licensed physician providing aid [a lethal dose of drugs] to a dying person who’s mentally competent.
“Doctors seek clarity in Mew Mexico’s assisted suicide law”
April 12, 2012