Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr Jessica Vitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
Earlier this week, a panel of federal judges ruled that residents of the District of Columbia do not have the right to a voting representative in Congress. Some Constitutional scholars argue that this was the Founding Fathers’ intent, but activists vow they’ll take their fight to the Supreme Court. Diane and her guests discuss the legal arguments on both sides and talk about where the issue goes from here.
- Sen. Jamie Raskin professor of Constitutional law & the First Amendment at American University's Washington College of Law; public interest lawyer active on voting rights and electoral reform issues
- Miller Baker attorney specializing in political and Constitutional law
- Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) (D-D.C.)
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