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Recherches sur l'influence de la bioéthique sur le droit : le cas de la fin de vie

Abstract : The end of life is undoubtedly one of the fields of French law that has undergone a major change in the twenty-first century. The latest medical innovations and scientific progress have led to disorientation of our main benchmarks in various areas of law and more specifically in the field of end of life. Initially, this study aimed to provide an overview of the various end-of-life medical procedures (deep and continuous sedation, palliative and supportive care, etc.) and the different laws in force in our country especially the ClaeysLeonetti law that came into force in 2016. Moreover, medical practice (judicialization of certain cases: Humbert / Pierra / Inès / Lambert) and the legal reality (the hypothetical insufficiency of French laws ?) have made create a number of new questions about end of life. This observation led to a hasty integration into our thinking of another notion, the notion of bioethics. The interest of this research was therefore to study the close relationship between bioethics and the end of life. First, it was necessary to ask if bioethics could concern the field of the end of life ? Could we talk about a real influence of bioethics concerning the end of life? Then, it seemed interesting to determine whether bioethics could reinforce or not the evolution of French law relating to the end-of-life. Finally, it should be noted that this study is part of a comparative law perpective, particularly by looking at other state models in terms of end-of-life (Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium).
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Marie-Pierre Poux. Recherches sur l'influence de la bioéthique sur le droit : le cas de la fin de vie. Droit. Université de Perpignan, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019PERP0032⟩. ⟨tel-02499607⟩



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