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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium–The Chilean Constitutional Court’s Abortion Decision: Five Perspectives

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a special symposium as we approach the one-year anniversary in August of the Chilean Constitutional Court’s abortion decision. The symposium will feature six parts, including this Introduction. We are very grateful to Professor Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado for convening this important symposium for the benefit of the I-CONnect

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Published on July 31, 2018
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The Ongoing Uncertainty over Irish Law on “The Unborn”: A Comment on P.P. and Health Service Executive

–Eoin Carolan, University College Dublin, School of Law Controversy has again arisen over Ireland’s laws on the protection of the unborn following the High Court’s decision a few days ago on Friday that it was permissible to withdraw somatic support from a pregnant woman who had been clinically brain dead for over 3 weeks. The decision

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Published on December 30, 2014
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Legislating Condoms and Other Contraceptives: A Philippine Constitutional Law Perspective

—Mickey Ingles, Ateneo de Manila University College of Law The 1987 Philippine Constitution entrenches interesting provisions that reflect Filipino values. For example, it mandates that the State must protect the life of the unborn child and protect the family as the basic social institution. These two commands are rooted in the country’s deep Catholic tradition

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Published on October 15, 2014
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