TITLE

The Dissent in Richmond Medical Center v. Hicks In the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p239
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the ruling of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on the Supreme Court case "Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Hicks" The dispute in this case involved a facial challenge under the Fourteenth Amendment to Virginia statute that criminalized partial birth abortion. The Fourth Circuit declared this law invalid for several reasons. It affirmed that the statute failed to provide an exception to protect a woman's health.
ACCESSION #
20949319

 

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