Is it illegal to commit suicide in us?
Suicide has historically been treated as a criminal matter in many parts of the world. Although a person who has successfully committed suicide might be thought to be beyond the reach of the law (since they are dead), there could still be legal consequences. The associated matters of assisting a suicide and attempting suicide are, or have been, also dealt with by the laws of some jurisdictions. (Wikipedia)
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Well I don't think you can charge someone for killing themselves. __________________ That's true, but if you attempt suicide and live, as so many maimed unfortunate people… do, then you can be charged for a lot of expenses. Suicide also nullifies life insurance policies, so it costs a lot more for the people left behind. It is a big mess all around. My mom worked in a hospice taking care of several people who had tried to commit suicide and just succeeded in making their lives more unbearable (one guy tried to shoot himself, and his gun slipped and he blew his face off, but didn't touch his brain... so he had to live with an open wound for a face... for a long time). It's an all-around bad idea... especially for the people left behind who have to clean up the mess. It is illegal in Alaska. The penalty for attempted suicide is death.
No it is not illegal to commit suicide...because you can not arrest a dead person and put them on trial for a crime.. It is however illegal to fail at committing suicide whi…ch is then called attempted suicide,such as if you over dose on aspirin and are taken to the hospital and they save your life,you will then be charge with attempted suicide...
No, suicide has not been a crime in any US State in approximately 20 years. Those states where it was a crime then were exceedingly rare (only 2 of 50). Most had de-criminaliz…ed Note that an attempted suicide is near conclusive proof that you are a danger to yourself and will likely result in involuntary commitment to a State psychiatric facility.
it should not be illeagal coz if sm1 dies every day with tensions then its better to kill himself 1 time and relax................
No. It is, however, illegal to aid and abet a suicide under California's Penal Code section 401.
Bottom line: If you commit suicide anywhere, you cannot get arrested, as a dead body is pointless to get arrested... BUT. others have said: Yes, suicide or attempted suici…de is illegal in all 50 states. No... Suicide (the act of successfully ending your own life) is perfectly legal in all 50 states in the USA. Attempted suicide ,meaning you failed in the actual attempt/method to end your own life such a failed overdosing,self mutilation or jumping from a bridge or other structure and being injured and not killed ect. is illegal in all 50 states of the USA. To date not one single person has ever been charged, prosecuted and sentenced for committing suicide. Suicide is not a crime because you can not arrest,charge,prosecute or sentence a dead body in a court of law.
NO, suicide is completely legal in all 50 states because you cant charge a dead person with a crime,you can not put a dead person on trial,you can not fine or imprison a dead …person..However Attempted suicide is illegal in all 50 states...
i dont think that i can be illegal any where due to the fact that you would already be dead. But on that note i dont think this problem cant b solved and idk bout you but i do…nt wanna burn in hell
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nope,not at all just a stupid decision to make Attempting to commit suicide is illegal in all 50 states,this means if you try taking your own life and you fail in the attem…pt such as surviving an overdose or a jump from a bridge or survive self mutilation,hanging ect they can charge you with a crime and in many states thay can have you committed to a psychiatric ward/hospital for mental evaluation and/or therapy for a certain period of time as designated by state law. A successful suicide is completely legal in all 50 states since a dead corpse can not be charged with a crime and brought into court... Also this question is redundant..
Suicide (and attempted suicide) were decriminalized in England and Wales in 1961, subject to the condition that one commits or attempts to commit suicide alone, without any as…sistance and without any joint 'suicide pact'. Suicide is not a crime in Scotland, either. Please see the links.
There were rumors that Warren G. Harding may have taken his own life in the wake- or spillage- of the Tea Pot Dome scandal involving at base- an oil refinery. ( some things ne…ver change)- The Sinclair company was also implicated, but survived.
No, it is not illegal. It used to be, and many believe that it still is. I found out last year that the law is no longer valid. In Australia the laws for suicide and att…empted suicide varied for each state. It is no longer illegal to commit suicide or attempt suicide, except for the Northern Territory where it is illegal to attempt suicide. The suicide laws were abolished in NSW in 1900, in South Australia in 1935 under section 13A of the Criminal Consolidation Act, and in Victoria in 1958 under the Victorian Crimes Act. You can find these on the internet by googling the key words (crimes or criminal act in the appropriate state or country). It's important to put the word "act" to relate it to actual written laws. Previously, when suicide was illegal there were implications on your estate once you died, but I'm not sure exactly what these implications were. The laws were abolished in the UK under the suicide act of 1961. It was abolished as a crime in the Irish Republic in 1993. In France it was back in the 1700s (sorry, I found this one on wikipedia but I can't remember the exact date. The others I found the actual law under government websites)
Yes, yes it is because my brother committed suicide in France- Paris.
Prior to 1893, suicide was prohibited in Canada, under common law. In 1893 Canada introduced its first Criminal Code, and made attempting suicide a crime. In 1972, attempted s…uicide was removed from the Criminal Code.
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no its just dumb