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.


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Another ‘assisted dying’ bill: Careful analysis needed.

Lord Falconer has presented his long-heralded Private Member’s Bill to Parliament Lord ....

Assisted Dying Bill 2013-14.

Lord Falconer presents his Private Member’s Bill to Parliament. Lord Falconer has presented ....

A licence for suicide by any other name.

Plans to present an ‘assisted dying’ bill to parliament raise some fundamental and ....

Sound law-making requires clear language.

This is no matter of mere semantics. If Parliament is to be asked to legalise certain acts, it ....

Suicide isn’t a criminal offence but that doesn’t mean it’s a ‘right’.

Marie Fleming has lost her appeal to the Supreme Court in Ireland against a ruling of the High ....

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.. ....


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