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Voluntary Euthanasia & the Common Law

Margaret Otlowski

Voluntary Euthanasia & the Common Law

by Margaret Otlowski

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

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  • Nonfiction / Social Science

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10859638M
    ISBN 100756792339
    ISBN 109780756792336

    Otlowski, Margaret, Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) Pijnenborg, Loes et al., ‘Life-Terminating Acts without Explicit Request of Cited by: Voluntary euthanasia and the common law / Margaret Otlowski. KF E87 O75 Endings and beginnings: law, medicine, and society in assisted life and death / Larry I. Palmer.

    Voluntary Euthanasia investigates the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia, presenting the legal position in a clear, comprehensive fashion. It critically examines the criminal law prohibition of medically administered active voluntary euthanasia in common law jurisdictions and looks at the situation in practice. The evidence of patient demands for active . Natural Law Ethics This book seeks to make a constructive contribution to the current debate concerning the moral and legal status of suicide, assisted suicide, and voluntary euthanasia from the perspective of „natural law ethics‟. This is a perspective that has become marginalised in the eyes of many, due to its perceived dependency on.

      J Keown. Cambridge University Press, , £ (hbk), pp ISBN 0 In the Netherlands and Belgium both adopted a law on euthanasia. In the Netherlands the law was a codification of a longstanding practice of condoning euthanasia. In Belgium it was a political novelty, without extended prior legal or medical by: 3. Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law by Margaret Otlowski and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Otlowski M. Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law; At first sight, this might not seem like the sort of book in which an ethicist would be interested. Such fears are compounded when one reads in the introduction that the book is “primarily a legal analysis” of the issues (page 4).Cited by: 1.

This book tackles the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia and argues convincingly for a reform of the criminal law prohibition in common law jurisdictions.

It critically examines the strict legal situation on euthanasia, which treats medically assisted dying as murder, and contrasts it with the position in : Margaret Otlowski. This is an excellent primer for a serious academic review of voluntary euthanasia and the common law. It shows the development of argumenents for and against the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia.

Given that this subject is constantly in the news, the book although dated, still carries authorative information and by: This is an excellent primer for a serious academic review of voluntary euthanasia and the common law. It shows the development of argumenents for and against the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia.

Given that this subject is constantly in the news, the book although dated, still carries authorative information and argument.5/5(2). Margaret Otlowski investigates the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia.

She critically examines the criminal law prohibition of medically administered active voluntary euthanasia in common law jurisdictions, and carefully looks at the situation as handled in practice. The evidence of patient demands for active euthanasia and the willingness of 3/5(1).

book’s common theme, “the way ‘care’ is con- Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law: acceptable alternative to some supporters of voluntary euthanasia, it would be opposed by Author: Jose Miola.

A decision by the court to alter the common law so as to create a defence to murder in the case of active voluntary euthanasia would be to introduce a major change in an area where there are strongly held conflicting views, where Parliament has rejected attempts to introduce such a change, and where the result would be to create uncertainty.

Margaret Otlowski tackles the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia and argues convincingly for a reform of the criminal law prohibition in common law jurisdictions. Otlowski critically examines the strict legal situation on euthanasia, which treats medically assisted dying as murder, and contrasts it with the position.

Get this from a library. Voluntary euthanasia and the common law. [Margaret Otlowski] -- Margaret Otlowski investigates the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia. She critically examines the criminal law prohibition of medically administered active voluntary.

Voluntary Euthanasia critically examines the criminal law prohibition of medically administered active voluntary euthanasia in common law jurisdictions and looks at the situation in practice. The evidence of patient demands and the willingness of some doctors to respond is explored, and an argument for reform of the law is made.

This book tackles the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia and argues convincingly for a reform of the criminal law prohibition in common law jurisdictions. It critically examines the strict legal situation on euthanasia, which treats medically assisted dying as murder, and contrasts it with the position in practice.

Voluntary euthanasia is the practice of ending a life in a painless manner. Voluntary euthanasia (VE) and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) have been the focus of great controversy in recent years. Some forms of voluntary euthanasia are legal in Belgium, Colombia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Canada.

Assisted suicide. United States. - Buy Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law book online at best prices in India on Read Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.5/5(2). Margaret Otlowski investigates the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia.

She critically examines the criminal law prohibition of medically administered active voluntary euthanasia in common law jurisdictions, and carefully looks at the situation as handled in.

This chapter examines the present state of criminal law in the United Kingdom and other common law jurisdictions regarding the practice of active and passive euthanasia. Despite the similarities between active and passive euthanasia in terms of intention and outcome, there are significant legal differences between the two, which, it is argued, give rise to questionable : Margaret Otlowski.

Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law by Margaret Otlowski,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Margaret Otlowski. The Supreme Court in Common Cause (A registered society) v Union of India ruled that individuals had a right to die with dignity, allowing passive euthanasia and living will.

When a patient advances instructions about the treatment given to him/her when they are terminally ill or unable to give consent in writing, the document is known as a Author: Soma Sarkar. Euthanasia is currently illegal in New is also illegal to "aid and abet suicide" under Section of the New Zealand Crimes Act The clauses of this act make it an offence to "incite, procure or counsel" and "aid and abet" someone else to commit suicide, regardless of whether a suicide attempt is made or not.

Euthanasia, human rights and the law – May 4 2 Passive voluntary euthanasia Passive voluntary euthanasia involves the withdrawal or withholding of medical treatment from a patient, at the patient’s request, in order to end the patient’s life. Examples include not resuscitating a person in cardiac arrest, turning off a lifeFile Size: KB.

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This site is like a library. The distinction between active and passive euthanasia is thought to be crucial for medical ethics. The idea is that it is permissible, at least in some cases, to withhold treatment and allow a.Comparison is made, where appropriate, with the legal rules relating to passive voluntary euthanasia developed in other common law countries: England, Canada and the United States of America.

The law relating to the other categories of euthanasia - active voluntary euthanasia, passive involuntary euthanasia and active involuntary euthanasia.Voluntary euthanasia and the common law / Margaret Otlowski Clarendon Press Oxford ; New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.