LBS Case Brief - Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey - Sreyoshi Mukherjee Law Business and Society Patterson LBS CASE BRIEF

LBS Case Brief - Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey

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Sreyoshi MukherjeeLaw, Business and SocietyPattersonLBS CASE BRIEFName of Case: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey505 U.S. 833 (1992)1.Who started the litigation? Who is the plaintiff or government entity or agency? What are they asking the court to do? Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania is suing the state of Pennsylvania over the requirements of the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act of 1982. They are asking the court to deem this law unconstitutional based on the Roe v. Wade precedent. 2.What legal question must the court decide, and what is the common law rule, constitutional provision or statute that the question will turn on?Can states require women who are seeking an abortion to first obtain informed consent, wait 24 hours, (if married) notify their husbands and (if minors) obtain parental consent, without violating their right to choice as guaranteed by Roe v. Wade? ()3.

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