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Getting the Law Right on Physician-Assisted Death


Margaret Otlowski

University of Tasmania, AU
About Margaret

Margaret Otlowski is Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law. She has longstanding experience in health law and bioethics, publishing extensively in the field, and has been engaged by Australian Commonwealth and State governments and agencies as consultant and member for various committees, working parties and Tribunals, including current membership of the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Tribunal. Her PhD research focused on legalisation of active voluntary euthanasia and was published by Oxford University Press: Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law (1997). Since then, she has continued her medico-legal research including issues of regulation, privacy, discrimination and law reform.

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How to Cite: Otlowski, M., 2011. Getting the Law Right on Physician-Assisted Death. Amsterdam Law Forum, 3(1), pp.127–138. DOI:
Published on 02 Feb 2011.
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