Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Thursday, 30 Nov 2023 - 18:00

Abortion: Law's Ethical Dilemma

Pro=abortion protesters with placards

This lecture delves into the history of abortion in English law, from common law to the Abortion Act 1967. Professor Thomas KC critically examines the current state of abortion law in England, the Commonwealth Caribbean, and recent developments in the US. Is there a case for further liberalisation of abortion law?

Professor Leslie Thomas KC

Professor Leslie Thomas KC

Professor of Law

Professor Leslie Thomas KC was appointed Gresham Professor of Law in 2020 and is one of the top rated silks in the country, ranked leading individual by both Chambers and the Legal 500 (2022). He was made a QC in 2014.

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