11: 30 am
-Doors open; registration (15 min)
-Begin Session I
The common conflicts
Legalized Killing: A Slippery Slope
Indicators: Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia and De Facto Euthanasia
Strategies and Tactics –
-Knowing the facts, the client and the opposition.
-Knowing your legal claims, and their statutory basis.
Contacting the Hospital –Hospital ethics committee; potential evidentiary issues
-Break (15 min)
-Lunch break: please bring your lunch to help defray LLDF’s costs
-Begin Session II
Filing the Petition
-use of sample pleadings.
-verification and declarations in support.
Directing the Thinking of the Trier of Fact
-Preserving evidence and videotaping the patient
Motion for Judgment
Persuasion, Precedent and Appeals
Explanation of Appendices
Questions and Answers (leave 15 min or so of speaking time)