0 Key legal documents in the Stransham-Ford case

Key legal documents relating to the Stransham-Ford case

judge_hammerApril 2015 Court Application
The full searchable Affidavit submitted by Robin Stransham-Ford Requesting Euthanasia
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Responding medical affidavit by Dr Allan Donkin pointing out medical inaccuracies
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Health Professions Council of South Africa Answering Affidavit
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Replying affidavit by Stransham-Ford attorneys
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stransham-ford-replying-affidavit-searchable

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Fabricius Court Judgement 4 May 2015
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Fabricius Order of court authorising euthanasia 30 April 2015
order-of-court-for-assisted-suicide-30-april-15

Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal
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Precedent cases
Agliotti assisted suicide
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Hartman 1975 euthanasia case (Dr Hartman was found guilty of murdering his father but only received censure by the court. The Health Professions Council took away his license to practice medicine)
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Foreign case law
Canada – Carter case 2014 (for euthanasia)

New Zealand – Seales Case 2015 (ruled euthanasia a matter for parliament and not the courts)
Case facts almost identical to the South African Stransham-Ford case
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new-zealand-seales-v-attorney-general-media-release

European Court (no right to euthanasia)
european-court-fact-sheet_euthanasia_eng

USA Supreme Court (no right to assisted suicide/euthanasia)
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USA New Mexico Court (no right to die June 2016)
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USA New York Court (No right to die May 2015)
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