Court order temporarily stops assisted suicide in New Jersey.
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I have amazing news. Smith and Associates, a New Jersey law firm, obtained a temporary restraining order preventing the New Jersey assisted suicide act from going into effect. The New Jersey assisted suicide law passed on March 25 and was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on April 12. The assisted suicide law went into effect on August 1, but due to the 15 day waiting period, no one could legally die by assisted suicide until Friday August 16. Smith and Associates stated:The Act (which should be more properly called the “New Jersey