publication . Article . 2010

Euthanasia – a Contemporary Issue

Florentina PUSCĂ;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2010 Journal: Acta Universitatis Danubius: Juridica (issn: 1844-8062, eissn: 2065-3891, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Danubius University
The right to life is one of the fundamental rights of people that have to be respected and protected by each state’s legislation. The connection between the right to life and criminal law is a significant one, as the Criminal Code incriminates a few categories of crimes that can prejudice it. Although that as an object of crimes against life, a person’s life is recognized, the right to life remains a value that can suffer from criminal attempts. Often, in literature, the correlation or the relation between certain criminal acts is discussed, such as the genocide, illegal abortion, euthanasia, infanticide and the right to life, the possibility of mutual influence...
free text keywords: right to death, euthanasia, criminal law, right to life, Law, K, Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence, K1-7720
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