Assisted Death

German court scraps ban on professional assisted suicide

German court scraps ban on professional assisted suicide

Germany’s highest court on Wednesday ruled that a 2015 law banning professional assisted suicide was unconstitutional, as it robbed terminally ill patients of “the right to a self-determined death”. Judge Andreas Vosskuhle said the right included “the freedom to take one’s life and seek help doing so”. The ruling is a major victory for the […]