Nov 17, 2014 ... Drinking alcohol to excess while pregnant is “on all fours with manslaughter.”
That is the view of lawyers currently involved in a criminal injuries ...
Nov 6, 2014 ... If drinking during pregnancy becomes a crime, will foetuses end up with more
rights than ... Drinking during pregnancy - should foetuses have more rights than
mothers? .... Elizabeth Hart-Browne will appear in court today.
Nov 6, 2014 ... Landmark case could make drinking while pregnant a criminal act ... Having seen
the effects of FASD first hand, I feel that even one drink is too ...
Feb 4, 2014 ... Drinking alcohol during pregnancy “could be ruled a crime” – can women be ...
The facts of the matter, as reported by the Telegraph, appear ...
Nov 17, 2014 ... Criminalising a mother's heavy drinking during pregnancy raises issues. ... child
should receive compensation from the government-funded Criminal ... We have
also seen first-hand the enormous difficulties these women face ...
Feb 5, 2014 ... However, while FAS has been associated with very heavy drinking in pregnancy,
it does not occur in all babies born to alcoholic women.
Nov 5, 2014 ... This case could fuel the expectation that a woman who has drunk alcohol during
pregnancy should face criminal sanction, or seek an abortion.
Pregnancy and Alcohol: Limitations on Criminal Prosecution. Laws addressing
the use of medical test results, such as prenatal screenings or toxicology tests, ...
Mar 5, 2014 ... The 67-year-old, whose daughter Addie is now 25, believes drinking while
pregnant should never be considered a crime. "No mother ...
Jul 26, 2014 ... Alcohol abuse in pregnancy could become a crime, legal papers claim ... In a
legal submission seen by the Observer, the two organisations claim that if the
court agrees ... The court of appeal will hear the case later this year.