“Woman loses assisted suicide ban appeal”

A severely disabled woman in the final stages of multiple sclerosis has lost her landmark High Court challenge to the absolute ban on assisted suicide. The three judge High Court ruled today that absolute ban is justified to protect vulnerable others from involuntary death and does not breach Marie Fleming’s personal autonomy and equality rights under the Constitution and European Convention on Human Rights.

Irish Times
“Woman loses assisted suicide ban appeal”
January 10, 2013