Associated Press: Ruling Bolsters California Assisted Death Law, Group Says

January 24, 2020

Partner John Kappos was mentioned in this article, which discusses how a recent ruling strengthens California’s assisted death law.

“A judge has ruled California’s law allowing terminally people to end their lives was passed legitimately during a special session of the Legislature, dampening a long-running criticism by opponents who sued over the measure,” the Associated Press wrote. “Riverside County Judge Irma Asberry has told the doctors they can try to refile their case if they include patients who are opposed to the law and face undue influence to participate from family or others, said John Kappos, a partner at O’Melveny & Meyers who represents Compassion & Choices and a terminally ill man involved in the case.”

Read the full article here.