Appellants claim right to die
ISSUES relating to assisted suicide and the right to die were
argued before the Supreme Court this week in appeals brought by, or
on behalf of, three severely disabled claimants.
The first appeal was by Jane Nicklinson, the widow of Tony
Nicklinson, who had "locked-in" syndrome after a stroke. He lost
his appeal to the Court of Appeal last July, and died in August,
but his widow pursues his appeal.
The second was by Paul Lamb, aged 58, who was involved in a car
accident in ...
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