Tag Archives: assisted suicide

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.

The Logical Slippery Slope is Neither Slippery Nor Logical

Reuven Brandt questions the inevitability of slip sliding from physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia to non-voluntary euthanasia.

Anticipating the Legal Right to Assisted Death in Canada

David Moscrop believes the legal right to an assisted death will be recognized in Canada.

The Ethical Bases of Medical Aid in Dying

Jean Mercier, Wayne Sumner, and Daniel Weinstock insist that the principles of respect for autonomy and compassion for our fellow citizens support physician-assisted dying.