Mercedes Perez represents interveners in Supreme Court life support case

Mercedes was co-counsel to the interveners Mental Health Legal Committee and the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario in a life support case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.  In Cuthbertson v. Rasouli, a majority of the Supreme Court agreed that end of life treatment decisions require consent and life support cannot be terminated unilaterally by physicians.  Read the full Supreme Court decision.  Media coverage is available here and here.