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Geneticist's sentence reduced in adoption ruling

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7430.10-f (Published 01 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:10
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    After an appeal the Superior Court of Budapest has reduced the sentence given to the prominent Hungarian geneticist Endre Czeizel, who was found guilty in a lower court last year on four counts of being an accessory in a transatlantic infant adoption scheme, in violation of Hungary's Family Act (BMJ 2002;325:238 3 August).

    On 18 December the Superior Court dismissed three of the charges against Dr Czeizel, reduced the fourth to …

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