Along with the national ACLU's Women's Rights Project and Reproductive Freedom Project, we filed briefs in the trial and appeals courts in the criminal prosecution of a pregnant drug abuser. We successfully argued that based on a Kentucky Supreme Court decision in Commonwealth v. Welch - the child abuse statues do not apply to dangerous prenatal conduct.
Commonwealth v. Harris (2004)
Pro Bono Law Firm(s)
American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky, National American Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Freedom Project
Court of Appeals of Kentucky