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Case Law [2009]EWCA CV 92 (19/02/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Merit's Courts (England) - England and Wales Court of Appeal

Date: 02/19/2009

Subject: By rejecting the claim to assisted suicide lodged by a woman affected by serious multiple sclerosis, the English Court recalls Community jurisprudence in such matter and articles 2 (right to life) 3 (prohibition of tortures) 8 (respect for private life) 9 (freedom of thought) 14 (non discrimination) of the ECHR.

Parties: Purdy, R (on the application of) c/ Director of Public Prosecutions & Ors

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 4 Torture - Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of thought - Freedom of conscience - Freedom of religion - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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