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Chile’s Constitutional Court on proposed bill legalizing abortions

On 21 August 2017, Chile’s Constitutional Court has voted (6-4) to approve a bill to ease the total ban on abortions which is currently in place. The proposed bill aims to legalize abortions when a woman’s life is in danger, when a fetus is not viable and...

ECtHR renders judgment in Fuchsmann v. Germany

On 19 October 2017, the European Court of Human Rights rendered its chamber judgment in the case of Fuchsmann v. Germany (application no. 71233/13). The Court of held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family...