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Pre(natal) crime: Pregnant women, substance abuse and the law

Priaulx, Nicolette Michelle ORCID: 2015. Pre(natal) crime: Pregnant women, substance abuse and the law. Medico-Legal Journal 83 (1) , pp. 43-46. 10.1177/0025817214540394

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Should women who consume alcohol during pregnancy be seen as committing an offence against their foetuses? If we care about our future children, this short piece argues that this is not the place to extend the criminal law.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1001 Forensic Medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine
Publisher: Sage Publishing
ISSN: 2042-1834
Date of Acceptance: April 2014
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 09:51

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