- Law on assisted dying remains unchanged (Conway v Secretary of State for Justice and others)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Do you think there will be further challenges on the issue of assisted dying?
Local Government analysis: Anne-Marie Irwin, solicitor in Irwin Mitchell’s public law and human rights department, explains that in the case of Conway v Secretary of State for Justice, the Court of Appeal recognised that it was required to balance the principles of sanctity of life and the right of personal autonomy.
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