Unformatted text preview: evaluation of the maturity of pregnant minors; (4) the city attempted to extend the state's interest in ensuring informed consent beyond permissible limits by requiring information intended to persuade a woman not to have an abortion and intruding upon the discretion of the physician; (5) consent was still informed even if the information was not conveyed by a physician; (6) the city failed to demonstrate that any legitimate state interest was furthered by the arbitrary and inflexible waiting period; and (7) the disposal provision failed to give a physician fair notice of what constituted forbidden conduct. OUTCOME: The Court affirmed the judgment of the Court of Appeals that invalidated those sections of the City of Akron's abortion ordinance that involved parental consent, informed consent, a 24-hour waiting period, and the disposal of fetal remains. The Court reversed the City of Akron's requirement that all second-trimester abortions were to be performed in a hospital....
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- Spring '10
- Akron, abortion clinic operators