Involuntary Euthanasia Law and Legal Definition

Involuntary euthanasia refers to a form of euthanasia, wherein, euthanasia is performed on a competent person. It is performed on a patient against his/her will. Involuntary euthanasia is a crime in many legal jurisdictions. It is a mercy killing not chosen by the affected individual. [People v. Kevorkian, 447 Mich. 436 (Mich. 1994)].