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  • Carter v Canada (AG) Carter v Canada (AG)

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  • Aktion T4 Aktion T4

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Euthanasia law

promulgated on 24 May 2012 as Law 26, 742 Euthanasia is illegal in Australia, although the Australian state of Victoria passed a law allowing assisted suicide
The Euthanasia Laws Act 1997 Cth is an Act of the Parliament of Australia to amend the Northern Territory Self - Government Act 1978, the Australian
countries have different euthanasia laws The British House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics defines euthanasia as a deliberate intervention
Voluntary euthanasia is the practice of ending a life in a painless manner. Voluntary euthanasia VE and physician - assisted suicide PAS have been the
Euthanasia in the Netherlands is regulated by the Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide Review Procedures Act which was passed in 2001
The Law on euthanasia and assisted suicide French: Loi sur l euthanasie et l assistance au suicide is a law that came into force in 2009 in Luxembourg
Animal euthanasia euthanasia from Greek: εὐθανασία good death is the act of putting an animal to death or allowing it to die by withholding extreme
Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia is a 2006 book by Neil Gorsuch. The book presents legal and moral arguments against euthanasia and assisted suicide
Child euthanasia is a form of euthanasia that is applied to children who are gravely ill or suffer from significant birth defects. In 2005, the Netherlands
Involuntary euthanasia is contrasted with voluntary euthanasia euthanasia performed with the patient s consent and non - voluntary euthanasia when the
Laws regarding euthanasia or assisted suicide in Australia are matters for state governments, and in the case of the territories, the federal government
Court specified two irreversible conditions to permit Passive Euthanasia Law in its 2011 Law I The brain - dead for whom the ventilator can be switched

Euthanasia is illegal in most of the United States. Assisted suicide assisted death is legal in Washington, D.C. and the states of California, Colorado
Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 NT was a controversial law legalising euthanasia in the Northern Territory of Australia, which was passed by the
views on euthanasia although many moral theologians are critical of the procedure. There are many views among Buddhists on the issue of euthanasia but many
Non - voluntary euthanasia is euthanasia conducted when the explicit consent of the individual concerned is unavailable, such as when the person is in a
Euthanasia is currently illegal in New Zealand. It is also illegal to aid and abet suicide under Section 179 of the New Zealand Crimes Act 1961. The
the legal restrictions for euthanasia while medical oncologist and palliative care specialist Jan Bernheim believes the law can provide safeguards against
The Hadamar Euthanasia Centre German: NS - Totungsanstalt Hadamar known as the House of Shutters, was a psychiatric hospital located in the German town
Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering, while assisted suicide, also known as physician - assisted
euthanasia It was created to encompass a series of case laws in which Buddha provided judgement on various matters, even though the term euthanasia
for the wounded. He also told them that Hitler had not published a euthanasia law because it would used as propaganda against Germany but reassured them
The Euthanasia trials German: Euthanasie - Prozesse were legal proceedings against the main perpetrators and accomplices involved in the euthanasia killings
Nitschke in 1997 after the over - turning of the world s first Voluntary Euthanasia law - the Rights of the Terminally Ill ROTI Act enacted in the Northern

Active euthanasia is illegal in the United Kingdom. Although it is an offence to actively end a patient s life, many doctors still assist their patients
Child Euthanasia German: Kinder - Euthanasie was the name given to the organised murder of severely mentally and physically handicapped children and young
Euthanasia in Canada in its legal voluntary form is called medical assistance in dying and became legal along with assisted suicide as of June 2016 to
Roman Catholic Church protested against Aktion T4, the Nazi involuntary euthanasia programme under which the mentally ill, physically deformed, and incurably
Legislation on euthanasia in Mexico distinguishes between passive and active euthanasia Since 7 January 2008 the law allows the terminally ill - or closest
The Church of Euthanasia also known as CoE is a religious organization founded by Reverend Chris Korda and Pastor Kim Robert Kimberk in Boston, Massachusetts

R v Adams (1957)

R v Adams Crim LR 365 is an English case that established the principle of double effect that if a doctor "gave treatment to a seriously ill patient with the...

Aktion T4

Aktion T4 was a postwar name for mass murder by involuntary euthanasia in Nazi Germany. The name T4 is an abbreviation of TiergartenstraSe 4, a street addres...

Baxter v. Montana

Baxter v. Montana, is a Montana Supreme Court case, argued on September 2, 2009, and decided on December 31, 2009, that addressed the question of whether the...

Betancourt v. Trinitas Hospital

Betancourt v. Trinitas Hospital is a New Jersey legal case concerning whether a hospital may unilaterally refuse care to a patient on the grounds that it is ...

Carter v Canada (AG)

Carter v Canada, 2015 SCC 5 is a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision where the prohibition of assisted suicide was challenged as contrary to the Canadi...

Clarke v Hurst

Clarke v Hurst NO and Others is an important case in South African law, with significant ramifications for the legal status of euthanasia. It was heard and d...

Gonzales v. Oregon

Gonzales v. Oregon, 546 U.S. 243, was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled that the United States Attorney General cannot enforce the federal Controlled Sub...

In re Quinlan

In re Quinlan) was a landmark 1975 court case in the United States in which the parents of a woman who was kept alive by artificial means were allowed to ord...

R v Latimer

R v Latimer, 1 SCR 3 was a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in the controversial case of Robert Latimer, a Saskatchewan farmer convicted of murdering ...

Pretty v United Kingdom

Diane Pretty was suffering from motor neurone disease and was paralysed from the neck down, had little decipherable speech and was fed by a tube. It is not a...

Rodriguez v British Columbia (AG)

Rodriguez v British Columbia, 3 SCR 519 is a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision where the prohibition of assisted suicide was challenged as contrary t...

S v Hartmann

S v Hartmann is an important criminal case in South African law, especially in respect of its implications for euthanasia. It was heard by Van Winsen J from ...

Seales v Attorney-General

Seales v Attorney-General NZHC 1239 was a 2015 court case concerned with whether a doctor could assist a terminally ill patient in ending her own life. Welli...

Vacco v. Quill

Vacco v. Quill, 521 U.S. 793, is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States regarding the right to die. It ruled 9-0 that a New York ban o...

Washington v. Glucksberg

Washington v. Glucksberg, 521 U.S. 702, was a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously held that a right to assisted suicide...

Conservatorship of Wendland

In 2001, in the case Conservatorship of Wendland, also known as Wendland v. Wendland, and the Robert Wendland case, the Supreme Court of California unanimous...