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2014-03-18 20:21:34

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Opening Night Reception Thursday April 3rd, 6pm to 9pm RSVP MANDATORY e-mail: galleriesparta@gmail.com WHERE: GALLERIE SPARTA, French International Art Gallery, 8641 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, Calif. On Sunset Plaza. Free parking. For the duration of April 2014 Gallerie Sparta will exhibit 12 of Dr. Jack Kevorkian's remaining original oil paintings for sale. 18 Paintings were...

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2011-06-03 13:43:55

Jack Kevorkian, who helped over 100 people commit suicide, died early on Friday at the age of 83. Mayer Morganroth, Kevorkian's attorney and friend, said he died at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he had been hospitalized for about two weeks with kidney and heart problems. The Detroit Free Press said Kevorkian died from a blood clot that was lodged in his heart. Kevorkian, a pathologist, was focused on death and dying before he ignited a polarizing national debate over...

2011-04-22 09:56:00

PHOENIX, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury found the medical director of Final Exit Network, a national right-to-die group, innocent of conspiring to assist in a suicide, but could not reach a verdict as to one of the organization's "exit guides." After a two-week trial, the Maricopa County Superior Court jury deliberated from Tuesday through Thursday before finding Dr. Lawrence D. Egbert, 83, of Baltimore, the Network's volunteer medical director, not guilty of conspiracy to commit...

2010-10-19 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Morganroth Law - Birmingham, Michigan, the law firm representing Jack Kevorkian. Dr. Jack Kevorkian plans to protest before the US Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 20 through October 22, 2010. The US Supreme Court, says Dr. Kevorkian, has ignored the 9th amendment to the US Constitution since the Constitution was signed in 1787. The court doesn't bother...

2010-06-16 06:40:00

PENNINGTON, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Final Exit Network began the roll-out of billboards on the nation's highways to help raise public awareness and promote a dialogue on the right to die. The first board appears in San Francisco, and others will follow in New Jersey and Florida. The message is simply, "My Life, My Death, My Choice," with the organization's contact information. Those who view the billboards are encouraged to be in touch with their local media and to share their...

2010-04-23 14:06:00

FERNDALE, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- VW parts expert Jack Finn is putting Jack Kevorkian's infamous "death bus" on the auction block. Kevorkian allegedly used the bus for assisting terminal patients in committing suicide. Finn, who sold VW parts to Kevorkian over several years, purchased the notorious Volkswagen van in 1997 prior to Kevorkian's incarceration. Finn has been storing the 1968 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon unused in a warehouse in what he describes as basically the same...

2009-12-01 06:45:00

KINGSTON, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Forsyth County Georgia has ordered that bank accounts of the Final Exit Network seized last February be released, stating that "further retention of these funds by the state would be unlawful." On February 25, 2009 four volunteers of the Final Exit Network were nabbed during a sting operation in which a Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) agent falsified medical records and posed as a terminally ill cancer...

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2009-09-03 11:02:34

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is defending Michael Jackson's physician, insisting the U.S. singer got what he wanted when Dr. Conrad Murray administered propofol to him. Murray has been the focus of an investigation after Jackson's June 25 death was classified as a homicide because lethal levels of the anesthesia were found in his system. The matter is still under investigation and no charges have been filed against Murray, who maintains he did nothing wrong and only gave Jackson the propofol to help...


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