1990The U.S. Supreme Court in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health upholds the right of an individual, whose wishes are made known, to refuse life-sustaining medical treatment. The first “right to die” case heard by the high court, the ruling lead to the proliferation of living wills.1998The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Bragdon v. Abbott that people infected with HIV are protected by the Americans …