Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems

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Examines the unique position of Scots law on abortion prior to, and following, the adoption of the Abortion Act 1967, looking at pre-1967 common law and contemporary case law.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-155
Number of pages21
JournalJuridical Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2015


  • abortion
  • common law
  • comparative law
  • legal history
  • Scotland

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