Firstly, the article titled Rodriguez Redux focuses on the case of Sue Rodriguez and her battle to be able to end her life at a time of her choosing when she believes she does not have an adequate quality of life. This article focuses on sections 7 of the charter, in relation to section 241 of the Criminal Code which states “Every one who ... aids or abets a person to commit suicide, whether suicide ensues or ...
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... of the charter and the criminal code focused on in week seven of this course. It is an important issue in Canada as the criminal code and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are contradictory to each other and can create problems that lead to cases such as Sue Rodriguez, which then create an outcry from a portion of the population who believe the Supreme Court of Canada have infringed upon a person’s rights that they claim their aims are to protect.
Bern, Simone, and Jocelyn Downie. "Rodriguez redux." Health Law Journal Annual 2008: 27+. Academic OneFile. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.
Keown, John. “No Charter For Assisted Suicide”. The Cambridge Law Journal , Vol. 53, No. 2 (Jul., 1994), pp. 234-236. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.
Milton, Neil. "Lessons from Rodriguez v. British Columbia." Issues in Law & Medicine Fall 1995: 123-148. Academic OneFile. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.
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