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2014-08-31 23:03:47

On August 22, 2014, Not Dead Yet submitted a Disability Rights friend-of-the-court brief in support of the New Mexico Attorney General’s appeal seeking to overturn a district court ruling that

2014-07-16 20:23:30

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you listen carefully, you'll hear individuals, businesses and communities in Northern California joining together and embracing diversity

2014-07-03 11:24:36

The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law.

2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes.

2014-06-26 08:29:12

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association and advocates

2014-06-10 12:31:38

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen years ago, the Supreme Court called upon the Americans with Disabilities Act as the basis for the Olmstead Decision, declaring that

2014-06-06 16:24:12

MONTREAL, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Government attempt to pass euthanasia in the National Assembly is illegal, illicit and unconstitutional.

2014-06-05 23:13:59

Disability advocates From Not Dead Yet and several New Jersey disability organizations will testify against an assisted suicide bill on Thursday, June 5 before the Assembly Health and Senior Services

2014-06-05 08:29:50

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's program,


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.