Euthanasia and the Law: Some Comparitive Perspectives
11 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2012
Date Written: September 30, 2011
The paper attempts to undertake a critical survey of the principal concepts underlying the euthanasia debate in law and to make a comparative study of the various regulatory legal mechanisms adopted by countries that permit euthanasia. It is also the aim of this paper to make a short critique of the reasoning of the Supreme Court of India in Aruna Shaubhag v. The Union of India.
Keywords: euthanasia, India
JEL Classification: K19
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