Last updated on: 9/8/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Penney Lewis, LLM Biography

Title:
Reader in Law at the School of Law and Centre of Medical Ethics at Kings College
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 30, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Reader in Law, School of Law and Centre of Medical Ethics, King’s College, London, 2005-Present
  • Vice-Chair, Research Ethics Committee, King’s College London
  • Judicial clerkship, Supreme Court of Canada
  • Member, St. Christopher’s Hospice Ethics Committee
  • Qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Ontario, Canada
Education:
  • LLM, Columbia University
  • JD, School of Law, University of Toronto
  • MA, Medical Ethics and Law, King’s College, London
  • SB, Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Would Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide or Voluntary Euthanasia Create a Slippery Slope to Non-Voluntary or Involuntary Euthanasia?