United States v. One Package
Significance, No Fun For Anyone, Comstock's Nemesis, A Public Sea Change, Fallout
Dr. Hannah M. Stone, claimant for "one package" (of merchandise)
That Stone did not have the legal right to import one package of contraceptive devices into the United States, according to the 1930 Tariff Act.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Morris L. Ernst
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Augustus N. Hand, Learned Hand, Thomas Swan
New York, New York
Date of Decision
7 December 1936
Laws prohibiting Americans from importing contraceptive devices or items causing "unlawful abortion" did not apply to physicians who used the items to protect the health of patients.
- New York v. Sanger, 118 N.E. 637 (1918).
- Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 (1964).
- Eisenstadt v. Baird, 405 U.S. 438 (1972).
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- Garrow, David J. Liberty and Sexuality: The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade. New York: Macmillan Publishing Group, 1994.
- Sicherman, Barbara, and Carol Hurd Green. Notable American Women: The Modern Period. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press, 1980.
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