right-to-die law

noun

Legal Definition of right-to-die law

: a law legalizing the self-administration by a terminally ill person of life-ending medication prescribed by a physician

called also aid-in-dying law, death with dignity law

— see also assisted suicide

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“Right-to-die law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/right-to-die%20law. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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