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#Right to die

# right-to-die - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict

By not ordering the DPP to issue guidelines on factors which would influence a prosecution for carrying out an assisted suicide, Marie Fleming and others in her situation have been left in legal limbo, writes Dr Eimear Spain.

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court

Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, is to take her court case to the Supreme Court after she lost a High Court case on the ban on assisted suicide.

# right-to-die - Thursday 10 January, 2013

High Court rejects MS sufferer's challenge in 'right to die' case

Marie Fleming, who suffers from terminal multiple sclerosis, fails in her attempt to have suicide laws declared unconstitutional.

High Court to deliver landmark verdict on assisted suicide today

MS sufferer Marie Fleming has challenged Ireland’s ban on assisted suicide, saying she faces a long and “horrible death” if not allowed to die on her own terms.

# right-to-die - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide ruling will be a landmark for Ireland

A terminally ill MS patient is due to learn whether she be allowed to die with the assistance of her partner, writes Sharon O’Connor.

# right-to-die - Friday 14 December, 2012

Court to rule on assisted suicide case on 10 January

Marie Fleming, who has MS, is challenging criminal law on the issue of it being an offence to help a person take their own life.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Every day brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# right-to-die - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies

Nicklinson had last week lost his legal case at the High Court in the UK to be allowed to end his life.

# right-to-die - Thursday 16 August, 2012

British man loses high court battle to end his life

Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.

# right-to-die - Monday 18 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# right-to-die - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Mobile euthanasia service launched in Netherlands

The units will travel the country offering eligible patients the chance to end their lives in their own homes.