Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

A man wants to travel across the country making a video blog. At the conclusion of the blog, he plans to commit suicide. Would it be legal for a videographer to accompany him to aid in the making of the blog, knowing that the subject plans to commit suicide?

Asked on 8/29/13, 11:01 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

Every state has different laws. In general, one can never know what an end plan is - and many people who intend to commit suicide do not. The videographer certainly cannot aid the person in committing suicide but whether he would have a duty to stop him would depend on the laws of the state.... In Texas, there is no such law.

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Answered on 9/07/13, 1:14 pm

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