Commonwealth v. Luceba Parker [Brief] (1845)

Commonwealth v. Luceba Parker (1845)

Court: Supreme Court of Massachusetts
Citation: 9 Metcalf, 263, 50 Mass. 263
Status as current law: Questionable
Value as precedent: None

Case significance:

The Court settled the question left open from the case of Commonwealth v. Bangs that it must be proved a woman was “quick with child” in order for abortion prohibitions to have any effect in Massachusetts.


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