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Ferguson v. City of Charleston (2001)

By: Chanapa Tantibanchachai | Published: Nov 26, 2013

The US Supreme Court case Ferguson v. City of Charleston (2001) established that public hospitals couldn't legally drug test pregnant women without…

LawReproductive RightsPregnancyEmbryosDrug testing

Simat Corp v. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (2002)

By: Claudia Nunez-Eddy | Published: Nov 13, 2016

In the 2002 case Simat Corp v. Arizona Health Care Containment System, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the Arizona Health Care Containment…

LawMedicaidAbortion--Law and legislation--United StatesArizona--HistoryBirth control clinics

Ontogeny and Phylogeny (1977), by Stephen Jay Gould

By: M. Elizabeth Barnes | Published: Oct 21, 2014

Ontogeny and Phylogeny is a book published in 1977, in which the author Stephen J. Gould, who worked in the US, tells a history of the theory of…

LiteratureEvolutionOntogenyEmbryologyMeckel, J. F. (Johann Friedrich), 1781-1833

Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)

By: Nathaniel Ross | Published: Sep 22, 2022

In 1990, the United States Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, which prohibits discrimination against people with…

LawDisability awarenessDisability EvaluationCapacity and disabilityDisability culture

Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey (2012)

By: Reem Gerais | Published: Jun 23, 2017

In the 2012 case Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. David Lakey, a US appeals court ruled as constitutional a Texas law that…

LawAbortionAbortion servicesAbortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortion--Law and legislation

Roe v. Wade (1973)

By: Sharaden Seward, Claudia Nunez-Eddy | Published: Jul 03, 2018

In the 1973 case of Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court ruled that laws banning abortion violated the US Constitution. The Texas abortion laws,…

LawBirth control clinicsAbortionFamily planning servicesAbortion--Law and legislation--United States

Thesis: The Dynamic Landscape of Abortion Law in the United States

By: Victoria Higginbotham | Published: Feb 18, 2021

Much change has occurred in abortion laws over the past 50 years, this thesis tracks those changes principally through Supreme Court Cases, such as…

AbortionSupreme Court DecisionsUnited States Supreme Court

Eugenical Sterilization in the United States (1922), by Harry H. Laughlin

By: Rachel Gur-Arie | Published: Aug 12, 2015

Eugenical Sterilization in the United States is a 1922 book in which author Harry H. Laughlin argues for the necessity of compulsory sterilization in…

LiteratureEugenicsInvoluntary SterilizationHeredityEugenics Record Office

Evans v. People of the State of New York [Brief] (1872)

By: Brock Heathcotte | Published: Sep 12, 2010

Attempts by the New York legislature to make abortion a crime regardless of the stage of gestation were permanently frustrated because the court…


Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (1990)

By: Jonathan LaTourelle | Published: Dec 19, 2014

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 established the legal framework that governs infertility treatment, medical services ancillary to…

LawEmbryo transplantationReproductive technologyWarnock, Mary, 1808-1900Human reproductive technology

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