New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
UK >

Appellants claim right to die

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 12:30

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 ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Associate Rector

London and Home Counties

Diocese of Oxford ASSOCIATE RECTOR St James Gerrards Cross with St James Fulmer Growing spiritually and numerically for the sake of the nations By God's grace we are a church on the move. We...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

The Flying Scotsman and the far-from-sporting Olympics

The Flying Scotsman and the far-from-sporting Olympics

As the world prepares for Rio, a new biography of Eric Liddell (whose story inspired Chariots of Fire) reveals that the spirit of sportsmanship was conspicuously absent from earlier Games  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

Voyeurism is not the public interest

The Supreme Court’s decision upholds rights to privacy, and might even raise standards, says Shiranikha Herbert  Subscribe to read more

Mon 30 May 16 @ 18:55
https://t.co/EjZaZ3xd6Q

Sun 29 May 16 @ 18:51
https://t.co/IgwOVmRIe1