Determined the constitutionality of an Ohio law that placed restrictions on abortion after fetal viability.
Full Case Title:
Women's Medical Professional Corp. v. Voinovich, 130 F.3d 187 (6th Cir. 1997)
- Reproductive Rights
Legal Momentun's Role:
Joined Amicus Brief
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This case concerned an Ohio law banning a post-viability abortion procedure. The Sixth Circuit ruled that the law prevented women from choosing to have an abortion due to medical necessity and was thus unconstitutional. The court also found other portions of the law unconstitutionally vague.