Right-to-try for the terminally ill Stateline Withholding experimental drugs from the most gravely ill has fueled several states to pass so-called “right-to-try” legislation that would make these drugs available without Food and Drug Administration approval to terminally ill patients with no other options.
American Legislator Survey NCSL is conducting the 2014 American Legislator Survey to capture a snapshot of state legislatures and the people that comprise them in the second decade of the 21st century. If you have not already responded to the survey, look for a reminder second mailing in the next few days and respond as soon as possible. Your response is very important.
Intellectual disability ruling may cause laws to be rewritten The Supreme Court has put nine states on notice that their death penalty statutes defining intellectual disability cannot have a rigid cut at a 70 or less IQ score. The decision also includes an explicit nod to similar choices by state legislatures.