Principle of retroactivity: what about criminal cases for abortion?

Women with criminal cases In progress for abortions performed within 14 weeks of the gestational process should be automatically dismissed by the Justice as soon as the brand new law 27610 voluntary termination of pregnancy (IVE), sanctioned last Wednesday by the Senate, experts consulted assured.

For example, a lawyer feminist Soledad Deza said that women criminalized for abortion within the first trimester of pregnancy “immediately they should be dismissed. ” “It is not the same thing that the case is filed, they must be dismissed,” emphasized the professional, who was a lawyer for women who went through this situation, such as Belén, the young woman from Tucumán who was imprisoned for a spontaneous abortion and from whom Deza obtained the freedom and dismissal.

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