To Make It A Separate Crime To Kill A Fetus Is There A Conflict Between Fetal Ho (1)

  • Why is it in the public’s interest to make it a separate crime to kill a fetus?
  • Is there a conflict between fetal homicide laws and abortion rights? If so, how is the conflict resolved?
  • There are 3 standards used to determine whether a fetus is a “person” for purposes of homicide law: the born-alive standard, the viability standard, and the conceptions standard. Discuss each standard and explain which standard should be used in modern statutes.
  • Find and provide a copy of a fetal homicide statute
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