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Gross v. Switzerland: the Swiss regulation of assisted suicide infringes Article 8 ECHR – 14 May 2013

26/06/2013 – 7:56 am | Comments Off on Gross v. Switzerland: the Swiss regulation of assisted suicide infringes Article 8 ECHR – 14 May 2013

One month ago the ECtHR held, by majority, that there has been a violation of art. 8 ECHR because the Swiss regulation of assisted suicide was too vague as to the extent of the right to obtain a lethal dose for assisted suicide. The decision is not final.
The case concerned the complaint of an elderly woman, Alda Gross, who wished to end her life, but …