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The Law

'If it ain't broken, don't fix it,' goes the well-known adage. Is our current law on assisted suicide working effectively? How well are assisted suicide and euthanasia laws working other countries? Are the safeguards enshrined in law, enough to protect the vulnerable?

Below are numerous reports examining in detail the data from at home and abroad concerning the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia.

 

Marie Fleming – The Supreme Court’s judgment.

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Ireland has delivered its judgment on the case of Marie ...

This is not what the debate is about.

Joan Bakewell is confusing end-of-life with ending-life decisions Every patient has the right to ...

Court of Appeal issues judgment on ‘right-to-die’ cases.

The Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed appeals challenging the legal ban on voluntary ...

Paralysed man joins right-to-die battle.

A man almost entirely paralysed in a road accident 23 years ago has won a legal fight to join.. ...

Peer makes new bid to change law on assisted dying.

“Terminally ill patients with less than a year to live would be able to seek the help of ...

Woman with MS loses fight to legalise assisted suicide in Ireland.

Marie Fleming wanted Dublin’s High Court to overturn a ban on assisted suicide in order to ...


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