Providing another, at their request, with the means of committing suicide. Usually, this is the context of providing drugs to a terminally ill person.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Suicide of a terminally ill or otherwise incapable person with help (such as painless drugs) from a physician, family member, or other individual. A form of euthanasia, assisted suicide is illegal in almost all states.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm