Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

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Index
act
causing death, liability of doctor for see doctor
definition 15
advance directives
life-support, withdrawal of 168
power of attorney 483
status of 481-4
refusal of treatment, as to 42-4
AIDS
euthanasia, drawing attention to 1-2
American Medical Association (AMA)
active voluntary euthanasia, rejection of 305, 313
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, report of 313-14
journal, publication of euthanasia article in 311-12
Americans for Death with Dignity
activities of 279
legislation, campaign for 362
Appleton International Conference activities of 325-6
assault
administration of treatment without consent as 44
unauthorized touching as 35
victims, withdrawal of treatment from 31
assisting suicide
abetting 78-9
abuse, considerations relevant to 92
active involvement by doctor 60-1
adequate definition of suicide 62
affirmative action as 77-8
aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring 56-9
booklet, methods detailed in 58
causal connection 58-9
common law, at 56
criminal liability for 56
doctors, by
admissions of 137-8
Canada, prosecutions in 145-7
consistency in application of law, lack of 149
criminal law principles and law in practice, discrepancies 148-52
criminal liability 125
doctors' practices 134-8
drugs, administration of 139-10
extent of practices 134
lack of evidence 148
law, bringing into disrepute 149-50
legal precedent, lack of 150-1
legalization 464-7, 490
life-support, withdrawal of seelifesupport
medical guidance, lack of 150-1
patients' requests for 130-4
patients' rights, undermining 151
practices, survey of 135-7
prosecutions 135, 140-8
punishment of offenders 150
sparsity of cases on 147
UK, prosecutions in 143-5
US, prosecutions in 140-3
encouragement, by mere presence and acquiescence 79
EXIT manual, prosecution of 270
human rights instruments, under 196-7
legal requirements for criminal liability 57-60
legislation, constitutional challenges to
autonomy, protection of 89
blanket prohibition, fairness of 89
Canada, in 86-94
coercion, and 96
complete ban, impact of 108
constitutional remand, principle of 120
cruel and unusual punishment, protection from 90
death-inducing medication, right to administer 103
Due Process Clause, violation of 96, 101, 119, 122-4
equal treatment provisions 90-1, 113, 121-4
exploitation, protecting from 105
fundamental and non-fundamental liberty interests 111-13
fundamental justice, principles of 88
historical analysis 102
human dignity, right to respect for 88
innocent third parties, protection of 111-12
liberty interests
recognition of 98-102, 109-10
violation of 118
life-support, persons on 99
local laws 113
medical profession, integrity of 105-7
mentally competent terminally ill adults, interest of 111
Michigan, in 95

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgements xiv
  • Contents xv
  • Table of Cases xxi
  • Introduction 01
  • 1 - Euthanasia Under the Criminal Law 12
  • 2 - Suicide and Assisted Suicide 56
  • 3 - The Position in Practice: Doctors' Practices and the Law Applied 127
  • 4 - The Euthanasia Debate 187
  • 5 - The Changing Climate for Reform 257
  • 6 - Moves Towards Reform 333
  • 7 - The Netherlands 391
  • 8 - Options for Reform 456
  • Conclusion 494
  • Appendix 503
  • Select Bibliography 520
  • Index 553
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