[JURIST] Judge Nan Nash of the New Mexico Second Judicial District Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that patients who are terminally ill and mentally competent have the right to seek aid in dying under the state constitution. The lawsuit was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the advocacy group Compassion & Choices [advocacy website] on behalf of two doctors and a terminally ill cancer patient against the District Attorney for the Second Judicial District, Kari...

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