suicide



People helping ill relatives to die shown leniency

People who help ill relatives die are being spared jail sentences and shown leniency, it has been claimed.

Published 17 May 2019

England: Appeal judges rule inquests can apply civil standard of proof in suicide cases

The standard of proof applied by inquests when deciding if someone has committed suicide or not has been lowered by appeal judges, The Guardian reports.

Published 13 May 2019