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Euthanasia and the Defence of Necessity: Advocating a More Appropriate Legal Response *

Suzanne Ost

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the question of whether the defence of necessity could and should be utilised in cases of euthanasia in the medical context. It challenges the application of the doctrine of ... More


Options For Reform

Margaret Otlowski

in Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Whilst there is strong support for reform of the law as borne out by recent public opinion polls and polls conducted amongst the medical profession, there is less certainty or agreement about the ... More


Death on a Silver Platter: Masculinity, Disabilities, and the Noxon Murder Trials of 1944

Ivy George and James W. Trent

in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Around six o’clock on the evening of September 22, 1943, John F. Noxon Jr., a prominent attorney in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and a “crippled” polio survivor, telephoned his family’s pediatrician to ... More


The Problem of Euthanasia (Care of the Dying—1): First published in Nursing Times, vol. 72, no. 26 (1 July 1976), pp. 1003–5, updated from her booklet Care of the Dying and originally published in Nursing Times in 1959.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

1976 saw the republication and updating of the series of articles that had originally appeared in Nursing Times in 1959. Rather than concentrate on assertion and counter-assertion, the article ... More


Types of Suicide

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines different types of suicides and the varying contexts and reasons behind individual decisions to commit suicide. Among the various types examined are voluntary cessation of ... More


Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Kathleen M. Brian and James W. Trent, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity is a collection of essays that focuses on disabled men who negotiate their masculinity as well as their disability. Some chapters ... More


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