In this extended article, Jane Rooney analyses the recent Northern Ireland High Court decision that current abortion law is not compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. She suggests that the judgement could have gone further in testing the compatibility of the legislation with the ECHR, and that possible appeals are unlikely to take the politics of Northern Ireland as closely into account.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Edition||Article No 58|
|Media of output||Blog post|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Dec 2015|
- Human rights
- Northern Ireland
- Women's rights