Diritti alla fine della vita e costituzione

Chiara Tripodina


In this paper the author reflects on the constitutional rights at the end of life, distinguishing between those who have a sure constitutional foundation, such as the right to not suffer and the right to refuse therapeutic treatments even life-saving, and the claims of dignified death like euthanasia, with respect to which the Constitution does not say in a binding way, and the choice – between right and crime – should be reserved for the democratically elected legislator.


Right to die; palliative care; informed consent; right to refuse care; euthanasia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15168/2284-4503-478


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