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[abortion, Germany]: Two more doctors fined for “advertising” abortion. Newspaper report. Criminal restrictions on abortion “advertising” restricts information provision – comment by Stephanie Schlitt.
[abortion, United Kingdom] UK Appeal court overturns forced abortion ruling. Termination had been said to be in best interests of woman with learning disabilities. The Guardian newspaper.
[abortion law, Croatia]: Constitutional Court decision of February 21, 2017. Rješenje Ustavnog Suda Republike Hrvatske, broj: U-I-60/1991 i dr. od 21.veljace 2017. Decision in Croatian. Summary from CRR. Court’s press release. New: Judgment translated into English. I-CONnect Symposium online.
[abortion law, Mexico] Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, Primera Sala [Supreme Court] 2019, Amparo en Revisión 1388/2015
[Case of “Marisa,” ruled that abortion should be allowed when mother’s health at risk] May 15, 2019. Decision in Spanish. Backup copy.
[Costa Rica] Emergency contraception (Levonorgestrel) approved by Ministry of Health, for sale without prescription. News article.
“Botswana’s High Court decriminalizes gay sex.” June 12, 2019. New York Times report.
“India: [Supreme] Court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling,” Sept 6, 2018. BBC Report.
“Kenya: High Court upholds a ban on gay sex.” EG & 7 others v Attorney General; DKM & 9 others Petition 150 & 234 of 2016 (consolidated), decision May 24, 2019 Decision online. New York Times report. Activists plan to appeal. Human Rights Watch report.
[abortion law, Brazil, Portuguese and English article]
—— “Constitucionalização do aborto no Brasil: uma análise a partir do caso da gravidez anencefálica,” por Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado y Rebecca J. Cook. Revista Direito e Práxis, Ahead of print, Rio de Janeiro, 2019. DOI: 10.1590/2179-8966/2019/43406
Disponível em: Portugues, antes da impressão.
Resumo en Portugues.
—— “Constitutionalizing abortion in Brazil,” Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado y Rebecca J. Cook. Revista de Investigações Constitucionais, Curitiba, vol. 5, n. 3, p. 185-231, set./dez. 2018. DOI: 10.5380/rinc.v5i3.60973. Article in English. Abstract and related resources.
[abortion law, Chile] “The misrepresentation of conscientious objection as a new strategy of resistance to abortion decriminalisation,” by Verónica Undurraga and Michelle Sadler, Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters 27.2 (2019):1–3. Abstract on Reprohealthlaw. Article online
[abortion law, Croatia]: “Symposium: The 2017 Croatian Constitutional Court’s Abortion Ruling,” International Journal of Constitutional Law Blog (I-CONnect), June 15-18, 2019) includes comments from 3 legal scholars:
—— “Reconciling with the Past, Looking to the Future,” by Prof. Djordje Gardašević Introduction
—— “A Nominal Win for Reproductive Freedom,” by Prof. Ana Horvat Vuković Reproductive Freedom.
—— “Finding Common Ground amid Differences in Approach,” by Prof. Sonia Human Common Ground.
[abortion law, South Korea] “Punishment for Abortion will Vanish from Korea’s Criminal Code: the April 2019 Constitutional Court Decision,” by Professor Hyunah Yang, Seoul National University School of Law Commentary on Reprohealthlaw.
[USA]: Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (Law Stories Series), ed. Melissa Murray, Katherine Shaw, and Reva B. Siegel. Foundation Press, 2019. includes litigation stories behind important cases. Publisher’s summary. Symposium about the book
[Dominican Republic] “I Felt Like the World Was Falling Down on Me,” Adolescent Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Dominican Republic (New York: Human Rights Watch, June 18, 2019) Report in English. en Español
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