Last updated on: 8/28/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Charlie Crist, JD Biography

Title:
Attorney General of Florida
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“I am pro-life and I respect life.. There are some decisions that ought to be left to God and family… These kinds of end-of-life matters do not belong in government.”

“Attorney General Says Bush Had Schiavo Case Wrong,” AZRepublican, Apr. 20, 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Attorney General, Florida
  • Marvin Davies Civil Rights Award, Florida State Conference of NAACP Branches, January, 2004
  • Distinguished Service Award, Florida Police Benevolent Association, 2004
  • “Friend of the Florida Defenders of the Environment,” 2004
  • President’s Award, Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, 2004
  • Educator of the Year, Florida Assessment Technology Coalition, 2001
  • Conservationist of the Year, Florida Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation, 1995
  • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Nova Southeastern University
  • Member, Florida Domestic Security Oversight Board
  • School Administrators Legislator Award
  • Urban League Governance Award
  • Former State Senator, Florida
  • Former Education Commissioner, Florida
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Government Have Been Involved in Terri Schiavo's End-of-Life Decisions?