Case Type: Federal Court

Bluestein v. Scott

Litigation: Filed August 25, 2022 Lynda Bluestein, a terminally ill Connecticut woman who was ineligible for medical aid in dying because of her residency status, is now able to access [...]
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McDonald v. Lawson

Amicus; submitted February 9, 2023 In an amicus brief* submitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Compassion & Choices (C&C) argued that the State should be allowed to make [...]
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Govatos v. Murphy

At a Glance: Compassion & Choices filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey on behalf of two terminally ill people and two physicians who participate in the [...]
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Gideonse v. Brown, et al.

At a Glance: In Gideonse v. Brown, et al., Compassion & Choices filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Oregon on behalf of physician Dr. Nick Gideonse, [...]
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Almerico et al. v. Denney et al.

At a Glance: Compassion & Choices secured a landmark victory with the January 2022 settlement of Almerico v. Idaho, a federal lawsuit challenging an Idaho law that voided the living wills, [...]
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Lee v. Oregon

After the passing of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act in 1994, Lee v. Oregon was the first challenge to medical aid in dying, not only in Oregon, but in the United [...]
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