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The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia provides the most thorough overview of the ethical and legal issues raised by assisted suicide and euthanasia - as well as the most comprehensive argument against their legalization - ever published. In clear terms accessible to the general reader, Neil Gorsuch thoroughly assesses the strengths and weaknesses of leading contemporary ethical arguments for assisted suicide and euthanasia. He explores evidence and case histories from the Netherlands and Oregon, where the practices have been legalized.
He earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and Doctorate of Legal Philosophy from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar at University College.
Gorsuch clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1991–1992, and then for United States Supreme Court Justices Byron White and Anthony Kennedy from 1993-1994. From 1995-2005, Judge Gorsuch was in private practice with the Washington, District of Columbia law firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel. He was a Deputy Associate Attorney General at the United States. Department of Justice from 2005 until 2006.
His first book, The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, was published by Princeton University Press in July 2006.
Gorsuch was nominated by President George West. Bush on May 10, 2006 to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated by Judge David M. Ebel (also a former clerk of Supreme Court Justice Byron R White) who took Senior status in 2006. Gorsuch was confirmed just over two months later on July 20, 2006 by voice vote in the United States. Senate.
Gorsuch was President Bush"s fifth appointment to the Tenth Circuit. Since he took office, Gorsuch has sent many of his law clerks on to become Supreme Court clerks, and he is regarded as a "feeder judge.".
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