High Court Rejects Conway Legal Challenge To Suicide Law

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2017-10-05

The judges ruled the law was necessary to protect the vulnerable and respect the sanctity of life.

The High Court has rejected a legal challenge to the suicide law brought by motor-neurone sufferer Noel Conway.

Mr Conway's lawyers, backed by Dignity in Dying and Humanists UK, had argued that a blanket ban on assisted suicide and euthanasia, as stated in section 2 of the 1961 Suicide Act, is a breach of Mr Conway's human rights.

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