Tag Archives: assisted death
The Supreme Court of Canada Decision Allows for the Prescription and the Syringe
Jocelyn Downie clarifies the Canadian Medical Association’s confusion regarding the Carter v. Canada decision.
Physician Assisted Suicide: The Medicalization of Suffering and Death
February 13, 2015 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy · 2 Comments
Nuala Kenny discusses the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to remove the prohibition on assisted suicide.
In a Nutshell: The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)
Jocelyn Downie provides a brief summary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) to help explain why prohibiting physician-assisted death is unconstitutional.
When Living is a Fate Worse Than Death
June 17, 2014 · by impact ethics · in Death & Assisted Dying · 3 Comments
Letitia Meynell, writing about her terminally ill mother, suggests that opponents of assisted death must turn their gaze away from abstract issues to the real embodied processes and experiences of dying patients.