Category Archives: Health Law

End of Life: Just the beginning

By Matthew Voell, our rather brilliant and fashionable summer graduate law student. The Ontario Court of Appeal recently weighed in on the law surrounding the withdrawal of mechanical life support, an issue that promises to remain front and center in…

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Case Watch: Assisted Suicide Revisited

On 26 April, 2011 the BC Civil Liberties Association, along with a number of representative plaintiffs, commenced a constitutional challenge to Canada’s prohibition on physician assisted suicide. In January 2010 two of the plaintiffs, Lee Carter and Hollis Johnson, brought…

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