Euthanasia, Clinical Practice and the Law
Luke Gormally (ed.)
The first part of this volume contains a reprint of the important Linacre Centre Working Party Report on Euthanasia and Clinical Practice first published in 1982.
The second part of the volume contains the substantial Submission made on behalf of the Linacre Centre to the House of Lords' Select Committee on Medical Ethics (1993), together with studies on
- 'Living Will' Legislation, by John Finnis
- The BMA Report on Euthanasia, by Luke Gormally
- The practice of euthanasia in Holland, by John Keown
The Submission and the studies together present a powerful case against the legal accommodation of euthanasia by statute or juricial decision.
The entire volume is an important contribution to the contemporary debate both about the ethics of medical practice and about legislation and public policy.
* First published 1994
* ISBN: 0-906561-08-6
* Binding: paperback
* 248 pages