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    Michael Nair-Collins

    • An Incoherent Proposal to Revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act

      Posted on January 23, 2020

      It has been 50 years since the medical profession adopted the determination of death according to neurological criteria, known as “brain death.”  This doctrine was codified in 1981 in the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA), which declares,  “An individual who has sustained either (1) irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions or (2) irreversible… Read more

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