Judge Overturns Assisted Suicide Law In California

Dan Diaz holds a photo of his late wife, Brittany Maynard, taken on their wedding day, during a rally calling for California Gov. Jerry Brown to sign right-to-die legislation at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif, in 2015.

Judge Daniel Ottolia ruled that the California legislature was hasty in passing the 2015 law, but he put the decision on hold for five days to give the state time to file an emergency appeal.

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