Flashcards - Issues of Morality in Life & Death

Flashcards - Issues of Morality in Life & Death
1/4 (missed) 0 0
Create Your Account To Continue Studying

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access
physician-assisted suicides
Assisted suicide is suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician
Got it
vegetative state
A persistent vegetative state is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness
Got it
4 cards in set
Front
Back
vegetative state
A persistent vegetative state is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness
physician-assisted suicides
Assisted suicide is suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician
capital punishment
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime
Killing in defense of the innocent
The concept of justifiable homicide in criminal law stands on the dividing line between an excuse, a justification, and an exculpation

To unlock this flashcard set you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member

Already a member? Log In

Support