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United States v. Georgia (2006)

By: Nathaniel Ross | Published: Sep 07, 2022

In United States v. Georgia, the United States Supreme Court held, in a unanimous decision, that the rights protected under the Americans with…

LawDiscrimination against people with disabilitiesDiscrimination against people with disabilities--Law and legislationGovernment liabilityCivil rights

Status and Value Term Descriptions

By: Brock Heathcotte | Published: May 09, 2008

Descriptions of terms utilized in law articles. Terms like probable, questionable, and doubtful are defined and values of case precedents are…


Assisted Human Reproduction Act (2004)

By: Kathleen Hammond | Published: Jul 30, 2015

The Assisted Human Reproduction Act (AHR Act) is a piece of federal legislation passed by the Parliament of Canada. The Act came into force on 29…

LawReproductive technologyFertilization in vitro, Human--Law and legislationMedicine--Research--Law and legislationBiomedical Ethics

Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (2007)

By: Victoria Higginbotham | Published: Jun 01, 2018

Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood) was the 2007 US Supreme Court case in which the Court…

LawFamily PlanningOral contraceptivesAbortionAbortion services

United States v. Dennett (1930)

By: Malladi Lakshmeeramya | Published: Jun 23, 2017

In the 1930 US federal court case United States v. Dennett, Mary Coffin Ware Dennett was cleared of all charges of violating the anti-obscenity…

LawObscenity (Law)Obscenity (Law)--United StatesReproductive health--Law and legislationCommunication in reproductive health

Jeter v. Mayo (2005)

By: Jennifer E. Chapman | Published: Oct 22, 2016

In Jeter v. Mayo, the Court of Appeals of Arizona in 2005 held that a cryopreserved, three-day-old pre-embryo is not a person for purposes of Arizona…

LawCryopreservationEmbryo transplantationFrozen human embryosFertilization in Vitro

In re Marriage of Witten (2003)

By: | Published: Jan 22, 2014

In re Marriage of Witten, decided by the Iowa Supreme Court in 2003, held that neither Tamera nor Arthur (Trip) Witten could use or destroy several…

LawFrozen human embryosFertilization in VitroEmbryosPregnancy

Paretta v. Medical Offices for Human Reproduction [Brief] (2003)

By: Brock Heathcotte | Published: May 09, 2008

The court decided a child of in vitro fertilization born with cystic fibrosis does not have the right to sue for wrongful life even in the presence…

LawFertilization in VitroReproductionFertilizationbioethics

Woman’s Right to Know Act in Texas (2003)

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: Jul 15, 2021

In 2003, the Texas state legislature passed the Woman’s Right to Know Act, hereafter the Act, as Chapter 171 of the state’s Health and Safety Code.…

LawAbortionAbortion servicesAmerican Civil Liberties UnionFreedom of Speech

Dietrich v. Inhabitants of Northampton [Brief] (1884)

By: Brock Heathcotte | Published: May 09, 2008

This influential opinion by famed jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was copied by courts throughout the United States. For over sixty years, courts…


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