Euthanasia and suicide are generally and mistakenly regarded as suspicious preferences for death over life. In fact voluntary ending of life may well be based on rational preferences for shorter and better lives over really unbearably longer lives.
In a ground-breaking decision, the Papua New Guinean Supreme Court has ruled that offshore detention of asylum seekers and refugees by Australia and Papua New Guinea is unconstitutional and illegal. This blog examines the judgment and its implications.
Foreign national prisoners facing deportation can get their sentence reduced when they cooperate with their own return. Aimed at motivating them to leave the Netherlands, this results in big differences in prison sentence length for similar criminal cases.