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Publication details for Dr Samantha Halliday

Halliday, Samantha (2003). A comparative analysis of some of the legal parameters of the right to life and the right to privacy in the regulation of abortion. In Human Rights in Transition. McEldowney, John & Weick, Günter Peter Lang. 85 - 105.

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This chapter considers the manner in which the constitutional rights to life and to privacy (autonomy) have been construed in relation to abortion in the Federal Republic of Germany, facilitating the drawing of conclusions about the ways in which the European Convention on Human Rights might impact upon the regulation of abortion in England and Wales.