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'Roy Porter Student Prize Essay, 2012' Easing the Passing: R v Adams and Terminal Care in Postwar Britain

19 Jan 2015
This article examines the 1957 trial for murder of Dr John Bodkin Adams in the context of medical care of the dying in postwar Britain. R v Adams is significant because it is understood to have rendered lawful the medical administration of pain-relie...

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