Friday, July 30, 2010

Should a Confessed Killer Get a Second Chance from a Donor Liver?

Summer Johnson, PhD
July 30, 2010

Arthur Caplan in his MSNBC column discusses over a confessed killer receiving a liver transplant.

Of course, getting into the business of allocating organs according to a person's societal worth is messy stuff, but there is something just intuitively obvious about this case that suggests that this patient, no matter now medically needy, perhaps should not have received the liver ahead of, um, whoever else was on the list.

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