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Germany’s highest court, in landmark decision, declares there is a ‘right to a self-determined death’

February 27, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Overturning a law against physician-assisted suicide, the court ruled that “the right to a self-determined death” includes the “freedom to take one’s life and seek help doing so.” This “right,” the court added, “is guaranteed in all stages of a person’s existence.”

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