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PhD defence Sara Serrano Martínez: Franco’s infanticide legislation 3 Nov. 2023

On 3 November, Sara Serrano Martínez will defend her PhD dissertation ‘The Infanticide Article Under Franco, 1937-1963: ‘Leniency’, Judicial Discretion and Forensic Knowledge’. Serrano analyses how the ‘infanticide article’ in the Spanish Penal Codes from the early decades of the Franco dictatorship (1937-1963) was interpreted and applied by judges.

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