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Emma Mcilveen represents Heidi Crowter in case against UK Government over discriminatory abortion law which allows abortion of unborn children with Down’s Syndrome up until birth

Tue 6th Jul 2021

Emma McIlveen has been instructed on behalf of Heidi Crowter in this important challenge which is being heard today (6th July 2021) and tomorrow (7th July 2021).

The court is being asked to examine the compatibility of s1(1)(d) of the Abortion Act (which currently allows abortion of unborn children with Down’s Syndrome up until birth) with Articles 2,3,8 & 14 of the ECHR.

Emma is led by Jason Coppell QC and instructed by Paul Conrathe of Sinclairs Law.

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