Today's Court of Appeal rulings came nearly a decade after locked-in sydrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson began his fight to change the law on assisted suicide.
Click here to read the timeline of his legal struggle, which is now pursued by his widow Jane and two daughters following his death in August last year.
Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson's widow and a paralysed victim have pledged to continue to challenge right-to-die law.
Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson campaigned for years to win the right to end his life. Here is the timeline of his struggle.