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Grappling with guardianship

September 30, 2015

Clinical Professor Kate Mewhinney is the managing attorney of The Elder Law Clinic, where she supervises upper level law students in representing actual clients in civil matters.

End of life conflicts in South Africa

September 30, 2015

Our visiting scholars, Sharon Kling and Keymanthri Moodley, discuss approaches to withholding and withdrawing treatments, and to physician assisted suicide, as they are encountered in South Africa. In 1994, the South African Law Commission recommended legalising doctor-assisted suicide. A related bill was published for comment in 1997 but never enacted. In 2015, an important legal precedent was … Continued