Thursday, December 23, 2010

Defenses For Helping To Kill People Get Ever More Creative

Well, well: A new creative defense for helping to kill the disabled: “The disabled person so abused me that I had no choice.” Sometimes I think we should just get past all the pretence and say that if you want to kill someone, go ahead.
Court confirms acquittal of Que. man charged with assisted suicide
QUEBEC — The Quebec Court of Appeal confirmed Wednesday the acquittal of a Quebec man charged with helping his disabled uncle commit suicide.
Stephan Dufour, 31, was found not guilty by jury on Dec. 12, 2008 in the death of Chantal Maltais, 49, who contracted poliomyelitis when he was four years old and was confined to a wheelchair. more

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