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March 6, 1993
Luis Kutner, 84, colorful Chicago lawyer who originated the "living will" in 1930 so critically ill patients could forgo artificial life support, and who co-founded Amnesty International in 1961. For six decades, Kutner also advocated World Habeus Corpus, an international tribunal to resolve conflicts between nations. A Renaissance man, Kutner was judged one of the 15 foremost poets in America in 1952 and and his paintings are exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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March 6, 1993
Luis Kutner, 84, colorful Chicago lawyer who originated the "living will" in 1930 so critically ill patients could forgo artificial life support, and who co-founded Amnesty International in 1961. For six decades, Kutner also advocated World Habeus Corpus, an international tribunal to resolve conflicts between nations. A Renaissance man, Kutner was judged one of the 15 foremost poets in America in 1952 and and his paintings are exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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May 23, 1988 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
Making a house call in Chicago, Dr. George Thilo was attacked by four muggers and beaten severely. When gangrene developed because of his internal injuries, he knew that he would soon die. "Don't," he adamantly instructed his lawyer and close friend, Luis Kutner, "let them take any heroic measures." Kutner loyally carried out the request.
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May 23, 1988 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
Making a house call in Chicago, Dr. George Thilo was attacked by four muggers and beaten severely. When gangrene developed because of his internal injuries, he knew that he would soon die. "Don't," he adamantly instructed his lawyer and close friend, Luis Kutner, "let them take any heroic measures." Kutner loyally carried out the request.
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July 17, 1986 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Angel John Zabeneh, scion of a banana- and citrus-growing family in the small Central American nation of Belize, had no hint of the detour he'd be taking when he flew to Guatemala last Nov. 10 to buy provisions for the family plantations. According to Zabeneh's account, unchallenged by U.S. authorities, an agent of the U.S.
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