Beginning of Life / Infanticide
The Case of Baby Jane Doe
Oct. 11, 1983 - Baby Jane Doe is born at University Hospital at Stony Brook, New York. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services receives a hotline complaint that Baby Jane Doe...October 1st, 2004
Infanticide Definitions and Quotes
Infanticide Definitions Infanticide: The active or passive deliberate taking of an infant’s life.Uniform Determination of Death Act: An individual who has sustained either (1)...October 1st, 2004
1970 Baltimore, Maryland: Parents allow Down's Syndrome child to die by starvation and dehydration afer refusing to correct of an intestinal obstruction. Oct. 1971 Joseph P. Kennedy,...October 1st, 2004
Mueller Siamese Twins May 13, 1981 An Illinois state agency takes custody of Jeff and Scott Mueller, newborn Siamese twins who are joined at the waist and missing a leg, after reports...October 1st, 2004
Baby Doe Infanticide Case & The Department of Health and Human Services
April 9, 1982Baby Doe is born in Bloomington, Indiana. The parents refuse to allow a doctor to correct a defect in the esophagus that prevented eating because the child is born with...October 1st, 2004
Born to Live, Left to Die - A Look at Baby Abandonment Laws
Call it Sudden Infant Dumping Syndrome -- newborns found in parking lots, supermarkets and trash cans. Can new "baby abandonment" laws reverse the trend?She wrapped her baby boy in...October 1st, 2004
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