This is the face of one who has helped promote a campaign to end discrimination against those who prefer to die with dignity rather than prolong the suffering holding them captive because British law fails to face up to to granting them the right to make their own end -of-life choices.
Conway, R (On the application of) v The Secretary of State for Justice  EWHC 2447 (Admin) – read judgment
This case concerns the issue of provision of assistance to a person with a serious wasting disease who wishes to commit suicide, so as to be able to exercise control over the time of his death as the disease reaches its final stages. See our previous post on it here and here. It follows a line of cases which have addressed that or similar issues, in particular R (Pretty) v Director of Public Prosecutions  UKHL 61;  1 AC 800 (“Pretty“), R (Purdy) v Director of Public Prosecutions  UKHL 54;  1 AC 345 (“Purdy“) and R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice  UKSC 38;  AC 657(“Nicklinson“). Permission to bring this judicial review was granted by the Court…
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