Abortion: time to clarify Australia’s confusing laws

Lachlan J de Crespigny and Julian Savulescu
Med J Aust 2005; 182 (2): .
Published online: 17 January 2005

In reply: Reti is correct that the outcomes of the late abortion case probably resulted from multiple factors in addition to the justice system. A pivotal one was the decision to divulge confidential patient information before there had been a thorough internal review.

  • Lachlan J de Crespigny1
  • Julian Savulescu2,1

  • 1 Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Carlton, VIC.
  • 2 University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.



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