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Other Decisions Decision 2009 MT 449 (30/12/2009)

Authority: Supreme Court of the State of Montana

Date: 12/30/2009

Subject: The Supreme Court of the State of Montana states that the practice of assisted suicide is not in contrast with the domestic criminal legislation, when the request comes directly from the patient, who is a terminally ill, but mentally competent person

Parties: Robert Baxter, Stephen Speckart, M.D., C. Paul Lohehnen, M.D., Lar Autio, M.D., George Risi, JR., M.D., and Compassion & Choices v. State of Montana and Steve Bullock

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity

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