An Action by Putative Father and Unborn Fetus to Prevent Termination

  title={An Action by Putative Father and Unborn Fetus to Prevent Termination},
  author={Diana Brahams},
  journal={The Lancet},
Brahams reports the details of C v. S, an action rejected in the High Court and again on 1987 Feb 24 by both Britain's Court of Appeal and the House of Lords. An unwed father, active in the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child, sought an injunction to prevent his former girlfriend from terminating her pregnancy, estimated to be of 18 to 21 weeks' duration. The court was asked to give a locus standi to the alleged father, and to recognize the legal persona of the unborn fetus, on the… Expand
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