33 judgments found.

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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Eisenstadt v. Baird

Country: United States
Year: 1972
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 405 U.S. 438 (1972)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Medicines, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Respondent was convicted under chapter 272 of the Massachusetts General Laws (Crimes Against Chastity, Morality, Decency and Good Order) (the Act) for exhibiting contraceptive articles while presenting a lecture on contraception to a group of university students, and for providing a contraceptive article to a young woman after the lecture. Section 21 of the …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Birth control, Contraception, Contraceptives, Family planning
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Griswold v. Connecticut

Country: United States
Year: 1965
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 381 U.S. 479 (1965)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Medicines, 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, who had opened a birth control clinic, were convicted under the General Statutes of Connecticut of 1958 (the Act) as accessories in crime for providing information and medical advice on contraception and prescribing contraceptives to married individuals. The Act criminalized the use of “any drug, medicinal article or instrument” by any person “for …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Birth control, Contraception, Contraceptives, Family planning
Download Judgment: English
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