Innocence revisited

Innocence revisited – 40

James S Lawson
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Professor Lawson’s account is an example of the type of experiences that led to the relaxation of Victoria’s abortion law.

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An impossible plight...

One cold and wet Melbourne night in 1968, I received a call for help from a young female intern who was working in casualty. At that time I was the Medical Director of Footscray Hospital, which provided the emergency services to the western suburbs of Melbourne.