Tag Archives: Supreme Court of Canada

Don’t remand pregnant people or primary caregivers

Jaime Burnet and Martha Paynter advocate for ending the practice of pre-trial imprisonment of pregnant people, primary caregivers of young children, and primary caregivers of people with disabilities

Physician-assisted death needs expert reporting and monitoring

Juliet Guichon and Pauline Alakija argue that governments should require that physician-assisted deaths be reportable to (and by) coroners and medical examiners, so that scrupulous monitoring of physician-assisted death may occur.

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.

MIND THE GAP: Physician-Assisted Death in Quebec

Jocelyn Downie warns that Quebec’s legislation will leave some physician-assisted death legal but unregulated.

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.

Has the Supreme Court of Canada Done a Good Thing in Rasouli?

Pat Murphy and George C. Webster believe the SCC Rasouli decision  provides guidance for much needed public discourse.

Rasouli and the Elephant in the Room

Catherine Deans and Colleen Flood consider the impacts of what the Supreme Court avoided in the Rasouli decision.