Lamb: right-to-die appeal

The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, and two other judges in the Court of Appeal, will hear a challenge brought by paralysed Paul Lamb in cases against the Justice Secretary.

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Right-to-die man arrives at High Court to fight case

Severely disabled Paul Lamb has arrived at the Court of Appeal in a bid to change laws governing the right to die.

Mr Lamb, 58, has been paralysed from the neck down since a car accident in 1990.

Paul Lamb, daughter Lauren (left) and Jane, widow of Tony Nicklinson Credit: PA Wire

He is taking up a case begun by the late Tony Nicklinson, who appealed for the laws to change after suffering from "locked-in" syndrome.

Mr Nicklinson's widow Jane accompanied Mr Lamb and his daughter Lauren to court.


Right-to-die campaigner takes challenge to appeal court

Paul Lamb Credit: Calendar

A paralysed man from Leeds takes up the legal challenge for the right to die with the help of a doctor today. Paul Lamb, who is 58, has joined forces with the family of Tony Nicklinson, who died in 2012.

His widow will continue to challenge a High Court ruling against doctor-assisted death, at the Court of Appeal in London.

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