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Law on assisted dying remains unchanged (Conway v Secretary of State for Justice and others)

Law on assisted dying remains unchanged (Conway v Secretary of State for Justice and others)
Published on: 11 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Law on assisted dying remains unchanged (Conway v Secretary of State for Justice and others)
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  • What was the background?
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Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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