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Agreed Order Regarding TRO & Status Conference: Hodes & Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al.

The case Hodes & Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al…

Decision: L.C. v. Peru

In a groundbreaking decision issued in 

Preliminary Injunction: Stuart et al v. Huff Memorandum Opinion and Order

On September 29, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights challenged a newly enacted North Carolina law which prohibits a woman from getting an abortion until four hours after her physician performs an ultrasound, places the ultrasound images in her view, and provides her with a detailed…

Order: Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey

IT IS ORDERED that Defendants are ENJOINED from penalizing a physician, criminally or otherwise, under the Act1 when multiple physicians perform an abortion, and any one of those physicians, or a combination of them, comply with the Act’s requirements…

Decision: Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil

In the first maternal death case to be decided by an international human rights body, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) establishes that governments have a human rights obligation to guarantee that all women in their countries—regardless of…

Wicklund, et al. v. State: Order Granting Summary Judgement

Physicians and health care facilities challenged the constitutionality of Montana law requiring parental notification or court order for minors seeking an abortion…

O'Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: District Court Decision Granting Summary Judgment

The Center for Reproductive Rights has joined the City of Baltimore to defend a first-in-the-nation ordinance that demands truth in advertising from limited-service pregnancy centers…

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: District Court Preliminary Injunction Order

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Preliminary Injunction Order…

Tucson Women's Clinic v. Eden: Order to Lift Stay

This case challenged a "TRAP" law passed by the Arizona Legislature in 1999. In 2010, after years of negotiations, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the state agreed to significant changes to the regulations…

Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson: Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment

Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment and Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment are now before the Court for consideration…