82 judgments found.

Maher v. Roe

Country: United States
Year: 1977
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 432 U.S. 464 (1977)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Poverty, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy, Right to social security
Facts:

Petitioners challenged the constitutional validity of regulations contained in the Social Security Act (‘the Act’) of Connecticut which limited Medicaid benefits for first trimester abortions to those that are “medically necessary”. For a benefit to be paid, the regulations required the submission of a written request by the pregnant woman, a physician’s certificate of medical …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Family planning, Health expenditures, Health funding, Indigent, Low income, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Poor, Pregnancy, Subsidies, Termination of pregnancy
Download Judgment: English

Poelker v. Doe

Country: United States
Year: 1977
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 432 U.S. 519 (1977)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Poverty, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to social security
Facts:

The Respondent brought a class action suit alleging constitutional rights violations after her request for a nontherapeutic abortion was refused by a public hospital in St. Louis.  Doe’s inability to obtain an abortion resulted from two factors, a personally motivated policy directive by the Mayor which prohibited the performance of abortions in the city hospitals …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Family planning, Health expenditures, Health funding, Indigent, Low income, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Poor, Pregnancy, Subsidies, Termination of pregnancy
Download Judgment: English
Page 9 of 9« First...56789