Assisted suicide/euthanasia — Court of Appeal view

Almost a year ago the High Court handed down judgment in the cases of Tony Nicklinson and ‘Martin’. The two men were seeking clarification of the law relating to euthanasia and assisted suicide.

The court refused the relief that they sought and the matter was therefore appealed. Today the Court of Appeal handed down a 90-page judgment. We have picked out and summarised the key points for you in a considerably shorter briefing.

Read our summary of the latest chapter in the ‘right to die’ litigation…

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