Jack Kevorkian, M.d.; John Doe, Plaintiffs-appellees, v. Dixon Arnett, As Executive Director of the Medical Board Ofcalifornia, and the Medical Board of California, Defendants,anddaniel E. Lungren, Attorney General of the State Ofcalifornia, Defendant-appellant, 136 F.3d 1360 (9th Cir. 1998)Annotate this Case
Thomas S. Lazar, Deputy Attorney General, San Diego, California, for defendant-appellant.
Mark E. Field, Long Beach, California, for plaintiffs-appellees.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California; Consuelo B. Marshall, District Judge, Presiding. D.C. No. CV-94-06089 CBM (Kx).
Before: FLETCHER, MAGILL,** and T.G. NELSON, Circuit Judges.
In light of the Supreme Court decisions in Vacco v. Quill, --- U.S. ----, 117 S. Ct. 2293, 138 L. Ed. 2d 834 (1997), and Washington v. Glucksberg, --- U.S. ----, 117 S. Ct. 2258, 138 L. Ed. 2d 772 (1997) decided subsequent to the district court opinion, we vacate the district court's opinion and judgment and dismiss the appeal.