Judges reject assisted suicide guidance in Gordon Ross case

Judges have rejected a legal bid to force Scotland’s senior law officer to publish guidance over prosecution in cases of assisted suicide. The case was brought by the late Gordon Ross, former treasurer of Humanist Society Scotland and Humanist Celebrant,…

Gordon Ross – funeral arrangements

A funeral service for Gordon will take place at The Linn Crematorium, Lainshaw Drive, Glasgow at 12noon on Friday 5th February. Share on: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestEmail

Court to hear appeal from former HSS Treasurer

A three judge panel at the Court of Session in Edinburgh will today hear the appeal of Gordon Ross, former Treasurer of HSS, who is seeking an order to clarify the legal position regarding his right to die. Gordon suffers…

Former HSS Treasurer Gordon Ross assisted suicide news

No guidance will be issued on assisted suicide

A Judicial Review launched by former HSS Treasurer Gordon Ross to ask for prosecution guidance from the Lord Advocate has been rejected. Responding to the rejection of his Judicial Review today by Lord Doherty which would have compelled the Lord…

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