Federal prosecutors have urged a judge send Dr. William Hurwitz to prison for life, following his controversial conviction for narcotics-trafficking last year.
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Hurwitz's attorney, Marvin D. Miller, called the government request for a life sentence "absolutely insane." Hurwitz is to many a heroic figure who helped patients nobody else would treat.
"That's unbelievable," said Russell Portenoy, chairman of pain medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. "Such an extreme sentence sends the message to the medical community that the government will continue to go after doctors."
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Interview: Ken Hurwitz,
brother of Dr. William Hurwitz
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Resources & Background:
> The Case Of Dr. Hurwitz
> Hurwitz Trial Coverage
> The Police State of Medicine by Dr. William Hurwitz, MD
> The Police State of Medicine Part 2
> Miscellaneous Links