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