oa De Rebus - Everyone has the right to life - Fact or a nasciturus fiction? : opinion
|Article Title||Everyone has the right to life - Fact or a nasciturus fiction? : opinion|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Author||Valerie Teresa Smit|
|Publication Date||Mar 2015|
The debate surrounding prenatal life is a multifaceted and convoluted legal topic, notwithstanding the various religious and philosophical arguments it triggers. Without becoming all dogmatic about life and when it begins, it seems appropriate in light of recent case law surrounding delictual claims of children, to evaluate the right that children have to institute wrongful life claims and the repercussions this has for law reform in the interpretation of the right to life.
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