Cryonics and the law: Re JS (Disposal of Body)

Legal and practical issues raised by judgment on long-term cryonic preservation of a body post-mortem


On 18 November, the BBC carried the story Terminally-ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body, following the lifting the territorial reporting restrictions which existed until one month after the death of the teenager concerned, referred to as “JS”. However, the judgment was far from the “historic ruling” so widely-heralded in the media and  Continue reading