Ross, petitioner

Judicial review – Assisted suicide – Human rights. Court of Session: Dismissing a judicial review petition by a petitioner who sought declarator that the Lord Advocate was in breach of the right to respect for private and family life in failing to promulgate a policy identifying the facts and circumstances he would take into account in deciding whether to prosecute a person who helped another to commit suicide, the court was satisfied that the respondent's policy in relation to prosecution for homicide where the circumstances involved assisted suicide did not lack the requisite accessibility or foreseeability, nor was it arbitrary, and it was therefore 'in accordance with the law'.

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