Is Dr Kevorkian still in jail?
Kevorkian was released from prison after he promised not to conduct another assisted suicide.
Who is Dr Kevorkian and what did he do?
Murad Jacob ” Jack ” Kevorkian (May 26, 1928 – June 3, 2011) was an American pathologist and euthanasia proponent. He publicly championed a terminal patient’s right to die by physician-assisted suicide, embodied in his quote, “Dying is not a crime”. Kevorkian said that he assisted at least 130 patients to that end.
What did Dr Kevorkian do with the bodies?
In the 1950s he was dubbed “ Dr. Death,” when he began photographing patient’s eyes to determine the exact time of death. He campaigned to use the bodies of death-row inmates for medical experimentation.
What was Dr Kevorkian charged with?
A Michigan jury last month found Dr Jack Kevorkian guilty of second degree murder in the death of Thomas Youk, a 52 year old resident of Detroit who had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Who represented Dr Kevorkian?
Fieger served as the defense attorney for Jack Kevorkian and as the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for governor of Michigan in 1998.