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Assisted Death: Legal, Social and Ethical Issues after Carter

Edited by: Derek B. M. Ross

ISBN13: 9780433498681
Published: June 2018
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application



Physician-assisted dying, or "medical assistance in dying", as it is now known, was decriminalized in certain circumstances as a result of the Supreme Court of Canada's 2015 decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) and implemented through Bill C-14 in 2016.

This timely collection of 13 papers, developed out of a national academic symposium held in September 2017, examines the social, ethical and legal implications of the Carter I and Carter II decisions and offer meaningful reflections to the many perplexing questions currently being asked about MAiD.

Features:-

  • Timely subject matter– serves as a go-to resource for researchers, legal counsel, decision makers, and policy advisers navigating emerging issues related to MAiD
  • Addresses critical and practical healthcare ethics issues – a much needed resource for healthcare administrators for developing ethics protocols
  • Diverse perspectives from leading authorities – offers authoritative review of complicated issues in constitutional, criminal, and health law

Subjects:
Medical Law, Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Contents:
PART I: CARTER'S IMPACT ON CANADIAN LEGAL DOCTRINE
PART II: CHARTER IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND INSTITUTIONS
PART III: THE FUTURE OF PALLIATIVE CARE IN CANADA AND SAFEGUARDS MOVING FORWARD
PART IV: CHARTER DIALOGUE AND THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF CANADA'S MAID LEGISLATION;