Patel is the first woman to be convicted under Indiana's feticide law.
Two law professors are taking an Indiana woman's case after she was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Read more in our headline roundup.
The 33-year-old from South Bend is facing up to 70 years in prison as the first pregnant woman to be convicted under the Indiana's “feticide” law.
Bei Bei Shuai, who attempted suicide while pregnant, has been charged with murder and attempted feticide.