Implications of recent developments in Ireland for the status of the embryo

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Implications of recent developments in Ireland for the status of the embryo. / McGuinness, Sheelagh; Uí Chonnachtaigh, Sorcha.

In: Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 20, No. 3, 07.2011, p. 396-408.

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title = "Implications of recent developments in Ireland for the status of the embryo",
abstract = "One of the most significant developments in the area of reproductive health in Ireland is the Roche v. Roche [2009] case. The case concerned a woman who wished to implant cryopreserved embryos made with a former partner, against the partner{\textquoteright}s wishes. Of particular interest are questions about the status of the embryo: in Ireland the life of “the unborn” is constitutionally protected. Therefore the courts in Roche had to decide whether embryos were “unborn” within the meaning of the Irish Constitution.",
author = "Sheelagh McGuinness and {U{\'i} Chonnachtaigh}, Sorcha",
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