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Law’s Jessie Hill discussed differing definitions of key concepts in the abortion debate

Legal experts say Supreme Court abortion decision has raised myriad ethical, legal dilemmas

Photo of Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Jessie Hill Jessie Hill, the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, said that one of many complications of the abortion debate is that lawmakers are defining medical terms differently than doctors. “Ohio law doesn’t follow medicine,” she said. “So the definitions of things in Ohio law are not going to track the medical definitions.”