TITLE

European court rejects woman's right-to-die appeal

AUTHOR(S)
Spooner, Mary Helen
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/11/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p1578
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the death of Diane Petty of Great Britain from incurable motor neuron disease. How she had lost an assisted-suicide case in the European Court of Human Rights; Reasons why the court ruled that the illegality of assisted-suicide was not in breach of her rights; Details of a Web site launched by her husband.
ACCESSION #
6764825

 

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