"Thou shalt not kill; but needst not strive officiously to keep alive": further clarification of the law regarding mercy killing, euthanasia and assisted suicide (Case Comment)

Jackson, Adam (2013) "Thou shalt not kill; but needst not strive officiously to keep alive": further clarification of the law regarding mercy killing, euthanasia and assisted suicide (Case Comment). The Journal of Criminal Law, 77 (6). pp. 468-475. ISSN 0022-0183

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/1740-5580-77.6.468

Abstract

Subject: Criminal law. Other related subjects: Health. Human rights

Legislation: European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.8

Case: R. (on the application of Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice [2013] EWCA Civ 961; [2014] 2 All E.R. 32 (CA (Civ Div))

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assisted suicide; Defences; Euthanasia; Murder; Necessity; Right to respect for private and family life
Subjects: M100 Law by area
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > School of Law
Depositing User: Adam Jackson
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2014 15:49
Last Modified: 18 May 2016 08:51
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/18221

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