206 judgments found.

Saguir y Dib, Claudia Graciela s/Autorización

Country: Argentina
Year: 1980
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: Fallos 302:1284
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Informed consent
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The parents of the 17 years old plaintiff, Claudia Graciela Saguir y Dib, filed an authorization on behalf of their daughter for her to be able to donate her kidney to her brother, who was suffering from chronic renal terminal failure. Law 21.541, art. 13, established that a person over 18 years old could donate …Read more

Tags: Child, Children, Health regulation, Informed choice, Kidney disease, Patient choice, Underage
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Bellotti v. Baird II

Country: United States
Year: 1979
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 443 U.S. 622 (1979)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Appellants challenged the constitutional validity of a Massachusetts law that required, in every instance, that the parents or guardian of a minor seeking an abortion be notified. The joined Appellants were an abortion clinic and a pregnant minor representing the class of unmarried minors in Massachusetts who had adequate capacity to give valid and …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Child development, Children, Criminalization, Family planning, Informed choice, Judicial bypass, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Minor, Parental consent, Parental notification, Patient choice, Pregnancy, Termination of pregnancy
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Carey v. Population Services International

Country: United States
Year: 1977
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 431 U.S. 678 (1977)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health information, Medicines, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy, Right to social security
Facts:

The Respondent, Population Planning Associates (PPA) was a corporation primarily engaged in the mail-order retail sale of nonmedical contraceptive devices. PPA regularly advertised its products in periodicals, and accepted and filled orders by mailing contraceptives to purchasers. The advertisements and order forms did not limit the availability of PPA’s products to persons of any particular …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Advertising, Birth control, Child development, Children, Contraception, Contraceptives, Family planning, Minor
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Kjeldsen, Busk Madsen & Pedersen v. Denmark

Country: Denmark
Year: 1976
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Kjeldsen v. Den., App. No. 5095/71, Eur. Ct. H.R. 6 (1976).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health information, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom of religion, Right to education, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Appellants were parents of children who had attended Denmark public schools until they were refused exemption from the country’s compulsory sex education lessons. The parents claimed a violation of the right to education under Article 2 of Protocol 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) because the alternatives to public education included costly …Read more

Tags: Awareness, Child development, Children, Freedom of information, Health education, Health promotion, Minor
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Planned Parenthood v. Danforth

Country: United States
Year: 1976
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 428 U.S. 52 (1976)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

Petitioners brought this action against the Attorney General of Missouri, seeking to enjoin enforcement of House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1211 (the Act), which attempted to regulate both the abortion procedure and the circumstances surrounding such procedures. Petitioners claimed the Act violated the right to privacy under the due process clause of the …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Child development, Children, Criminalization, Family planning, Infant health, Informed choice, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Minor, Parental consent, Parental notification, Pregnancy, Spousal notification, Termination of pregnancy
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X. v. Ireland

Country: Ireland
Year: 1976
Court: European Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 6839/74
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

The applicant argued that the refusal of the authorities to give her disabled daughter a medical card constituted a breach of her daughter’s right to life guaranteed by Article 2 (right to life) of the European Convention of Human Rights (“the Convention”). The applicant’s daughter suffered from a serious deformation of the larynx, which prevented …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Disabled, Handicapped, Health funding, Health insurance, Infant health, Minor, Noncommunicable diseases, Pediatric health, Physically challenged
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