Mirror of Justice

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

May Hospitals Withhold Ventilators from COVID-19 Patients with Pre-Existing Disabilities?

As a follow-up to my last post, here are some more sophisticated legal arguments by the always-insightful Sam Bagenstos, who helped draft the complaint filed with the Office for Civil Rights of HHS, challenging Washington State's plan. 

This is a forthcoming article in the  Yale Law Journal Forum, entitled: May Hospitals Withhold Ventilators from COVID-19 Patients with Pre-Existing Disabilities? Notes on the Law and Ethics of Disability-Based Medical Rationing.

https://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2020/04/may-hospitals-withhold-ventilators-from-covid-19-patients-with-pre-existing-disabilities.html

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