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# Right to die

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# Marie Fleming
Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week
The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.
# Courts
'Right-to-die' appeal to be heard by Supreme Court today
Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, wants to overturn the laws which make it a criminal offence to help someone take their own life.
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.
# Assisted Suicide
'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.
# Courts
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.
# Assisted Suicide
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.
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.
# Marie Fleming
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.
# Right to die
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
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.
# Euthanasia
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.