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

March 2006
Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p239
Academic Journal
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.


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