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Did nothing, still guilty: the dilemma of the suicide ‘assistant’

I have often heard the refrain in popular books and videos, “If you are just there, but don’t participate, you are not committing a crime – as long as the person commits the final act themself and you don’t touch … Continue reading

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The view from Debbie Purdy

I found the interview with Debby Purdy in today’s Financial Times very moving. Sometimes we can get so caught up in an almost academic debate or flag-waving. The striking thing about Purdy perhaps is not her desire for voluntary euthanasia, … Continue reading

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The law of Scotland in the spotlight

Evidence was taken by the parliamentary committee from the Solicitor General for Scotland yesterday. He explains the particular nature of the law in Scotland in relation to assisted suicide, both as the law stands at the moment, and the attitude … Continue reading

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