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ABORTION

abortion can be opposed on the same grounds as slavery - 2007, 158, 4
abortion grounds, suggestions for legally assessing whether these are met - 1996, 128/129, 50
Catholic Church teachings - 1968, 19, 52
changing views on abortion law and practice - 2009, 163, 127
conceptus, when a human person - 1974, 44, 101
decision upheld to refuse to screen ProLife Alliance Party Election Broadcast - 2003, 150, 83
development of abortion law and practice in Britain - 2009, 163, 127
dismissal following conscientious objection to - 1988, 98/99, 97
doctors have a right not to participate directly in abortion & fertility treatment but for other things must negotiate (no legal rights) - 2011, 166, 28
father's right to prevent, comparative position in US, UK and Australia - 1989, 102/103, 68
foetae, steps in physiological development - 1974, 42, 33
foetus and when it is considered human - 1974, 44, 121
Human Fertilisation & Embryology Bill: used to try to decrease abortion time limit - 2008, 161, 111
indirect: the act of double effect - 1968, 19, 52
injunction, no right of husband to support an - 1978, 58/59, 68
Irish anti-abortion issues before the European Court of Justice - 1992, 114/115, 126
life issues: brief survey of modern Christian attitudes to abortion, embryo research & end of life issues - 2013, 170, 19
penal theory in Spain and Germany - 1990, 104/105, 55
principles of Christian morality applied to - 1976, 51, 45
protection of life, recent legal trends - 1971, 33, 121
review of requirements of criminal statutes in civil proceedings - 1978, 58/59, 68
right to life - 1968, 19, 67
therapeutic terminations - 1978, 58/59, 81
viability, prima facie proof of, The Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929 - 1987, 94/95, 78
Abortion Act 1967
ambiguities in its scope and meaning - 1981, 68/69, 5
conscience clause - 1968, 18, 16
conscience clause and s.4(1) - 1988, 98/99, 82
doctor not forming an honest opinion - 1974, 42, 54
issues debated around its passing - 1968, 18, 4
Lane Committee examination of workings of Act - 1974, 42, 13
liability of doctors - 1968, 18, 16
strict statutory interpretation insufficient - 1982, 72/73, 2
wrongful life, whether duty to abort when foetus has serious abnormalities - 1982, 72/73, 60
Jersey
'distress', the concept of, in abortion law in Jersey (& France) - 1997, 132/133, 4
Northern Ireland
clarity, possible lack of, in the practicalities of abortion law - 2011, 166, 5
Department of Health guidance on abortion was partly defective in law and should be reconsidered (SPUC case) - 2010, 164, 109
Family Planning Association (N.I.) upheld in request for disclosure of government documents on abortion policy formation (case) - 2013, 170, 133
history of abortion law in N.I. including case law - 2011, 166, 5
not available in Northern Ireland and NHS not obliged (under Article 8) to provide it free to non-residents coming to England (case) - 2015, 175, 285
positions of the Irish churches on abortion - 2011, 166, 5
Poland
European Court rules that denying a lady abortion violated her human right to respect for private life - 2007, 158, 81
Poland must give access to prenatal tests as the law allows for abortion in cases of foetal malformation (ECHR) - 2011, 167, 119
State must provide mechanism for determining conditions for obtaining lawful abortion (ECHR) - 2007, 158, 81
witholding information and access to abortion from child rape victim (plus removal from mother, lack of confidentiality, degrading treatment) violated rights (ECHR) - 2013, 17, 137
Republic of Ireland
cases (inc. ECHR) on women wanting abortion in Ireland or to travel for one - 2011, 166, 5
challenge to Irish abortion ban; upheld that in cases where mother's life threatened, Ireland's law breaches human rights (ECHR) - 2011,166, 76
history of abortion law in the Republic including case law - 2011, 166, 5
Irish Constitution on abortion, abortion information & travel to other states - 2011, 166, 5
positions of the Irish churches on abortion - 2011, 166, 5
X Case, the rights of the mother and the unborn - 1992, 112/113, 10
Scotland
conscientious objection under Abortion Act covers participation in 'hands-on' way, not administrative tasks of ward managers (case) - 2015, 174, 143
midwife supervisors don't have to take part in abortions but must supervise those that do (case) - 2012, 168, 120
South Africa
nasciturus rule not available in the case of impending abortion - 1984, 80/81, 71
Spain
abortion law and the Constitution - 2009, 163, 127
balancing foetal and maternal rights - 2009, 163, 127
current spanish legislation on abortion, changes in practice and proposed law reform - 2009, 163, 127
United States of America
developments in USA (1973-1989) - 1989, 102/103, 6
history of state abortion laws - 1974, 42, 19
mother's constitutional rights paramount - 1978, 58/59, 99
right of privacy - 1985, 84/85, 34
unconstitutionality of Missouri State laws - 1978, 58/59, 99

 

 

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