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Law at the End of Life 1: Assisted Dying (half-module) (Module)

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Taught by: Professor Penney Lewis

The question whether assisted dying should be legalised is often treated as one which transcends diverse legal systems. As a result, the important context in which individual jurisdictions make decisions about assisted dying and the significance of the legal methods chosen to carry out those decisions is often lost. You study the legal regulation of assisted dying in a wide range of jurisdictions, including those which permit some form(s) of assisted dying and those in which legalisation attempts has been unsuccessful.

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Module code 7FFLG907

Credit level 7


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Study abroad module No