In most states, a medical power of attorney that includes the right to make end-of-life decisions may be authorized by statute.
Frances Moyers is a widow with two minor children. She would like to give her sister, Karen Downs, a power of attorney to act on her behalf to make medical and other decisions for her in case she becomes terminally sick or disabled.
Identify and draft the appropriate advance medical directives applicable in your state. My State is New York.
Research your local state rules using Westlaw.
Prepare a memorandum of law that include 2 journal articles as well as the most recent relevant law for your supervising attorney (Professor Lauren) which discusses the law in your state regarding advance medical directives. My state is New York.