Penney J. Lewis

King's College London

Professor of Law

Strand

London, WC2R 2LS

United Kingdom

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/law/people/academic/plewis.aspx

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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The Failure of the Defence of Necessity as a Mechanism of Legal Change on Assisted Dying in the Common Law World

The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law: The Legacy of Glanville Williams, Dennis Baker and Jeremy Horder, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp.274-295, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-42
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2015
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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defence of necessity, necessity, euthanasia, assisted suicide, medical law

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Informal Legal Change on Assisted Suicide: The Policy for Prosecutors

Legal Studies (Online), October 13, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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assisted suicide, PAS, physician-assisted suicide, prosecution policy, assisted dying, legal change, end of life, dying

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rape, sexual assault, indecent assault, delayed prosecution, historic prosecution, childhood sexual abuse, consultation response

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Testing the Limits of Freedom of Contract: Commercialization of Reproductive Technologies and Materials

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 32, p. 613, 1994
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 27 May 2008
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and King's College London
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The Limits of Autonomy: Law at the End of Life in England and Wales

Self-Determination, Dignity and End-of-Life Care. Regulating Advance Directives in International and Comparative Perspective, Stefania Negri, ed., Brill, 2012, pp.221-248, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2015
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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advance directives, living wills, refusal, euthanasia, assisted suicide, assisted dying, act omission distinction, autonomy, medical law, criminal law

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The Effectiveness of Legal Safeguards in Jurisdictions that Allow Assisted Dying

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-35
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Penney J. Lewis and Isra Black
King's College London and York Law School
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assisted dying, euthanasia, assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide, safeguards, regulation

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assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide, PAS, prosecution, UK, legal change, dying, end of life, terminal illness, disability

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Prospective Legal Immunity and Assistance with Dying: Submission to the Commission on Assisted Dying

King’s Law Journal, Vol. 23, 2012, pp.181-193, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Roger Brownsword, Penney J. Lewis and Genevra Richardson
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London and King's College London
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assisted suicide, assisted dying, physician-assisted suicide, prospective legal immunity, prospective approval, criminal law

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The Empirical Slippery Slope from Voluntary to Non-Voluntary Euthanasia

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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slippery slope argument, euthanasia, assisted suicide, assisted dying, Netherlands

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Adherence to the Request Criterion in Jurisdictions Where Assisted Dying Is Lawful? A Review of the Criteria and Evidence in the Netherlands, Belgium, Oregon, and Switzerland

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2014
Penney J. Lewis and Isra Black
King's College London and York Law School
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Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Oregon, assisted dying, assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, request

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Legal Change on Contraceptive Sterilization

Journal of Legal History, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 291-313, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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medical law, criminal law, contraceptive sterilisation, contraceptive sterilization, legal change, informal legal change, medical exception

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The Medical Exception

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 65, 2012, pp.1-22, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-15
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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medical exception, criminal law, medical practice

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Medical Treatment of Dementia Patients at the End of Life: Can the Law Accommodate the Personal Identity and Welfare Problems?

European Journal of Health Law, Vol. 13, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2014
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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dementia, capacity, welfare, identity, law, medical law, health law, human rights, right to private and family life, best interests, autonomy, advance directives, advance decisions, advance refusals, living wills

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UK Donation Ethics Committee Response to the New South Wales Consultation on Ante-Mortem Interventions for Organ Donation

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jun 2017
Penney J. Lewis, Chris Rudge, Dale Gardiner and Amanda Gibbon
King's College London, Independent, Independent and Independent
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organ donation, ante-mortem interventions, pre-mortem interventions, substituted judgment, best interests, guardianship, capacity, mental capacity

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Response to Consultation on New South Wales Assisted Dying Bill 2017

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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assisted dying, euthanasia, assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide

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The Dutch Experience of Euthanasia

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 25, pp. 636-650, December 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2006
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London
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Forthcoming Practical Framework for Ethics Committees and Researchers on Post-Trial Access to the Trial Intervention and Healthcare

J Med Ethics, Vol. 40, 2014, pp.217-218, King's College London Law School Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
Neema Sofaer, Penney J. Lewis and Hugh Davies
King’s College School of Medicine, King's College London and Independent
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research ethics, post-trial access, medical ethics

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Reporting and Scrutiny of Reported Cases in Four Jurisdictions Where Assisted Dying Is Lawful: A Review of the Evidence in the Netherlands, Belgium, Oregon and Switzerland

MEDICAL LAW INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHED ONLINE 3 DECEMBER 2013 DOI: 10.1177/0968533213508973
Posted: 03 Feb 2014
Penney J. Lewis and Isra Black
King's College London and York Law School

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Reporting, euthanasia, assisted suicide, assisted dying, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Oregon, end of life, dying, physician-assisted suicide

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Euthanasia in Belgium Five Years after Legalisation

European Journal of Health Law, Vol. 16, 2009
Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London

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euthanasia, assisted suicide, criminal law, Belgium, medical law, health law, assisted dying

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The Necessary Implications of Wrongful Life Claims: Lessons from France

European Journal of Health Law, Vol. 12, 2005
Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London

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wrongful life, France, right not to be born, neonatal euthanasia, right to life, slippery slope arguments, euthanasia

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Assisted Dying in France. The Evolution of Assisted Dying in France: A Third Way?

Medical Law Review, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 44-72, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London

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Procedures that are Against the Medical Interests of Incompetent Adults

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 575-618, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London

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Rights Discourse and Assisted Suicide

American Journal of Law & Medicine, Vol. 27, pp. 45-99, 2001
Posted: 29 Oct 2001
Penney J. Lewis
King's College London

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