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Assisted Suicide Discussion with Prof. Jody Madeira, Indiana Maurer School of Law

A talk on the ethical and legal implications of assisted suicide and the relevant case law. Prof. Madeira spoke, followed by a group discussion.
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Physician-Assisted Death on the Rise: Cause for Concern?

New data from Europe demonstrate that the number of physician-assisted deaths is increasing. In a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine, a group report
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Assisted Suicide Policy Needs to Account for the Human Ability to Overcome - Huffington Post Canada

Assisted Suicide Policy Needs to Account for the Human Ability to Overcome - Huffington Post Canada | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Human beings are not good at predicting how they will react in circumstances that have yet to unfold. Those of us working in healthcare understand that life-altering illness, trauma or anticipation of death can sometimes sap the will to live.
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MSPs reject proposed assisted suicide law - Scottish Legal News

MSPs reject proposed assisted suicide law - Scottish Legal News | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
MSPs yesterday rejected the Assisted Suicide Scotland Bill by 82 to 36 votes after a debate in the Scottish Parliament. Had it passed, the bill would have allowed the terminally ill to seek the help of a doctor in ending their life.
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‘Assisted Suicide: The Musical’ gets Unlimited ...

‘Assisted Suicide: The Musical’ gets Unlimited ... | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
A leading disabled artist and activist is hoping that securing funding to develop a musical about assisted suicide from a prestigious disability arts programme might help “tip the balance” in the c...
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Final arguments on Assisted Suicide Scotland bill heard - BBC News

Final arguments on Assisted Suicide Scotland bill heard - BBC News | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The MSP behind the Assisted Suicide Scotland bill tells MSPs it is "fit for purpose" in spite of claims of "flaws" in its detail.
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California Assisted Suicide Bill Gets US Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Endorsement - Huffington Post

California Assisted Suicide Bill Gets US Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Endorsement - Huffington Post | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) came out in support of California's End of Life Option Act on Tuesday in a letter written to the assisted suicide bill's authors and obtained by The Huffington Post.
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2014 ICEL – Peter Singer & Charles Camosy debate: Ethics of euthanasia and assisted suicide

Discover more: http://ow.ly/E2l4B Professor Peter Singer (Princeton) and Associate Professor Charles Camosy (Fordham University) debated the ethics of euthanasia and assisted suicide at the...
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Time for a quick compromise on assisted suicide

Time for a quick compromise on assisted suicide | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Rather than digging in their heels like they did in 1988, Canadian conservatives should rally behind moderate legislation
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Next step in assisted suicide: Ensuring it can be done humanely - The Globe and Mail

Next step in assisted suicide: Ensuring it can be done humanely - The Globe and Mail | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Assisted suicide is legal. Now doctors and patients need to know the rules, by @picardonhealth http://t.co/iCZsXPUJFu @GlobeDebate
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Number of Dutch killed by euthanasia rises by 13 per cent - Telegraph

Number of Dutch killed by euthanasia rises by 13 per cent - Telegraph | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The number of Dutch people killed by medical euthanasia has more than doubled in the 10 years since legislation was changed to permit it, rising 13 per cent last year to 4,188.
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Assisted Suicide Bill may be at odds with human rights legislation, says Law Society of Scotland

Assisted Suicide Bill may be at odds with human rights legislation, says Law Society of Scotland | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Assisted Suicide Bill may be at odds with human rights legislation, says Law Society of Scotland
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Physician-Assisted Suicide Fast Facts - CNN

Physician-Assisted Suicide Fast Facts - CNN | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Physician-assisted suicide is legal in four U.S. states and in one county of a fifth state. It is an option given to individuals by state law in Oregon, Vermont, and Washington.
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Terminally ill Toronto man 1st to be granted doctor-assisted death in Ontario

Terminally ill Toronto man 1st to be granted doctor-assisted death in Ontario | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
In a first for Ontario, a judge has granted an exemption that will allow a terminally ill Toronto man to end his life with the assistance of a doctor.
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Europes Increasing Acceptance of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - National Review Online (blog)

Europes Increasing Acceptance of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - National Review Online (blog) | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The European Court of Human Rights is reviewing two cases that will test its commitment to protect life.
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Lecretia Seales: Assisted suicide would save secret, lonely death – lawyer - 3News NZ

Lecretia Seales: Assisted suicide would save secret, lonely death – lawyer - 3News NZ | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The decision about the legality of assisted suicide is one best left to Parliament than the court the Solicitor-General says
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California Legislature Moves Forward With Assisted Suicide Bill

California Legislature Moves Forward With Assisted Suicide Bill | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
(Adds movement of other bills) By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28 (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Thursday revived a bill that would allow physician-assi...
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Growing numbers demand right to die - The Australian

Growing numbers demand right to die
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The Voluntary Euthanasia Party is keen to draw attention to the fact that last month the Canadian Supreme Court unanimously overturned a 20-year ban on physician-assisted suicide.
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Assisted suicide for people with dementia? A third of Dutch doctors support it

Assisted suicide for people with dementia? A third of Dutch doctors support it | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Assisted dying is legal in the Netherlands, but most doctors are more comfortable approving it for physical diseases like cancer
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The right to die in Belgium: An inside look at the world's most liberal ... - PBS NewsHour

The right to die in Belgium: An inside look at the world's most liberal ... - PBS NewsHour | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Belgium has the world’s most liberal law on physician-assisted suicide, which is not just for the terminally ill. Patients with psychiatric conditions – and now, even children – can request euthanasia.
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Europe's Increasing Acceptance of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - National Review Online (blog)

Europe's Increasing Acceptance of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - National Review Online (blog) | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The European Court of Human Rights is reviewing two cases that will test its commitment to protect life.
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Possibility that incurable depression meets criteria for doctor-assisted suicide raises ethical concerns

Possibility that incurable depression meets criteria for doctor-assisted suicide raises ethical concerns | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Polls show growing support for mercy killing of those dying of ‘catastrophic’ physical illnesses, but the public is far more nervous when it comes to mental disorders such as depression
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UK moves to join countries with some form of assisted dying – but a way to go yet - UK Progressive Magazine

UK moves to join countries with some form of assisted dying – but a way to go yet - UK Progressive Magazine | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
The Conversation explains... The debate on the role of law and ethics at the end of life is an enduring one. In 1971, such debate was focused almost solely upon the Netherlands when a rural physici...
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Canada Legalizes Euthanasia, As High Court Passes Assisted Suicide Law - Medical Daily

Canada Legalizes Euthanasia, As High Court Passes Assisted Suicide Law - Medical Daily | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Doctor-assisted suicide was legalized throughout Canada on Friday, making it the sixth country to legalize the practice on a national level.
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Most doctors back assisted suicide – but few would do it - swissinfo.ch

Most doctors back assisted suicide – but few would do it - swissinfo.ch | Euthenasia | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of Swiss doctors think assisted suicide is acceptable in principle, but fewer than half are personally prepared to carry it out, ...
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