High Court to consider the human rights implications of assisted suicide

Monday 17th July 2017 sees the start in the High Court  of  Conway v Secretary of State for Justice, with Noel Conway challenging section 2 of the Suicide Act as being in breach of his rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 to an assisted suicide. Catherine Casserley of Cloisters Chambers is representing Not Dead Yet UK Ltd  an organisation of disabled people opposed to any dilution of the protection that the Suicide Act affords, in their intervention in the case. Their press release can be found here