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Jul 24, 2016
US: Indiana court overturns Indian-origin Purvi Patel's foeticide convictionThough absolved of foeticide, ruling did not clear Purvi Patel of criminal responsibility and upheld a lower-level felony neglect conviction against her.
Jul 23, 2016
Indiana court tosses Purvi Patel's feticide conviction; upholds lower-level felony chargesThe Indiana Court of Appeals overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing her premature infant by taking abortion-inducing drugs, saying Friday the state's law wasn't intended to be used "to prosecute women for their own abortions."
Apr 17, 2015
Media sensationalism or bad defence? Purvi Patel's foeticide case sparks debate among Indian AmericansRecently, Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old Indian-American woman made history by becoming the woman in the US to be charged, convicted and sentenced for foeticide and child neglect.
Apr 13, 2015
Caught between misogynies of India and Indiana: The tragic case of Purvi PatelPurvi Patel's story provides a frightening vision of what happens when conservative cultural and political ideologies rule over women's bodies. Women in both the east and the west continue to be punished by these misogynies. Some women negotiating the crossroads of these two worlds face a double jeopardy.
Apr 02, 2015
Purvi Patel gets 20 years in jail for foeticide in first such conviction in USA U.S. woman's 20-year sentence in the death of her premature infant was cruel and a misuse of the state's feticide law, which was not intended to punish women who try to end their own pregnancies, the head of a national advocacy group said Wednesday.
Feb 05, 2015
Indian-American woman found guilty of foeticide, faces upto 70 years in prisonA US court has found an Indian American woman guilty on charges of foeticide and felony neglect of a dependent after experiencing a miscarriage or what prosecutors claim was actually an illegal abortion.