Leading article: Clarity in the law is not always for the best – The Independent

Posted February 26th, 2010 in assisted suicide, Crown Prosecution Service, news by sally

“Tidying things up can make them worse. That is the worry about Keir Starmer’s valiant attempt yesterday to clarify the law on assisted suicide. The Director of Public Prosecutions had no choice, of course. His hand was forced by the House of Lords, following Debbie Purdy’s historic legal victory in winning the right to determine the timing and manner of her own death.”

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The Independent, 26th February 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk