TITLE

PRENATAL PROSECUTION: TAKING A STAND FOR THE STATE AND THE WELL-BEING OF ITS SOON-TO-BE CITIZENS

AUTHOR(S)
Congdon, Patricia R.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Charleston Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p621
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the prenatal prosecution and substance abuse and the issues surrounding it in the U.S. It explains the reason for prosecuting women who use harmful substances while they are still pregnant. It examines the efforts of the government and states in deterring the substance abuse of pregnant women. A model statute that should be adopted by the states for effective prevention and detention of these women is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
82530120

 

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