A Stillborn Child, a Murder Charge, and the Disputed Case Law on 'Fetal Harm'

A stillborn child, a murder charge, and the disputed case law on 'fetal harm'
By smoking crack during her pregnancy, the indictment said, Gibbs had “unlawfully, willfully, and feloniously” caused the death of her baby. The maximum sentence: life in prison. Seven years and much legal wrangling later, Gibbs …. “There is no … Read more on Alaska Dispatch


Revealed: The figures that lay bare the shocking increase in mephedrone in Wales
… steroids, cocaine and hallucinogens. Referrals for narcotics including heroin, crack, ecstasy, amphetamines and cannabis were all down. … That saw thousands of children across 46 countries born with birth defects in the 1950s and '60s after their … Read more on WalesOnline


A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on 'Fetal Harm'
Rennie Gibbs, a 16 year old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers is among a … By smoking crack during her pregnancy, the indictment said, Gibbs had “unlawfully … Read more on ProPublica