Compassion & Choices is committed to enforcing and expanding the rights of terminally ill people. Through our work in the courts, we fight to ensure that everyone can receive high-quality end-of-life care that is in line with their values, wishes, and beliefs. We have been at the forefront of end-of-life care legal issues. Examples include the fight to explicitly authorize, expand, and defend access to medical aid in dying as well as the effort to remove unnecessary restrictions from and secure compliance with advance care planning documents. In every case it is involved in, Compassion & Choices’ legal team prioritizes and seeks to advance patient-directed care.

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Part of the Kligler legal team including attorneys from Morgan Lewis, O'Melveny and Compassion & Choices at the Supreme Judicial Court in Boston