'Voluntary Assisted Dying' in Victoria: The Parliamentary Committee's Tenuous Case for Legalization
54 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2017
Date Written: October 3, 2017
In 2016 a Parliamentary Committee in Victoria, Australia, recommended the legalization of voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Its report was deeply flawed. In particular, its treatment of key objections to legalization, both principled and practical, was superficial and selective.
Keywords: Euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, legalization, Victoria, Parliamentary Committee
JEL Classification: K14, I18
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