Tag Archives: assisted suicide

Exceptionalizing Mental Illness & Medical Assistance in Dying

Daryl Pullman examines the argument that prohibiting medical assistance in dying for people whose sole underlying condition is mental illness unfairly exceptionalizes mental illness.

Cost of Medical Assistance in Dying

Cristina Alarcon questions the social costs of legalizing medical assistance in dying.

Dignity, Politics, and Medical Assistance in Dying

Harry Critchley considers the meaning and role of dignity within debates on medical assistance in dying.

Physician-Assisted Death in Canada February – June 2016

Jocelyn Downie explains the Supreme Court of Canada’s response to the federal government’s request for more time to develop a new law on physician-assisted death.

Carter and the Politics of Certainty

Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry problematizes the desire for “certainty” that has influenced, and no doubt will continue to influence, the debate on physician-assisted dying.