Jack Kevorkian

[Dr. Death]

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Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian May 26, 1928 – June 3, 2011), commonly known as "Dr. Death", was an American pathologist, euthanasia activist, painter, author, composer and instrumentalist. He is best known for publicly championing a terminal patient's right to die via physician-assisted suicide; he claimed to have assisted at least 130 patients to that end. He famously said, ... more »

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  • ''When your conscience says law is immoral, don't follow it.''
    Jack Kevorkian (b. 1931), U.S. pathologist from Michigan (called "the suicide doctor"). Washington Post, p. A3 (May 28, 1994). During his trial fo...
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