United States v. Vuitch
Significance, Is The Abortion Law Constitutional?, Opinion Of The Minority, The People V. Leon P. Belous
Dr. Milan Vuitch
That the governing standard of the District of Columbia's anti-abortion law, which states that the mother's "life" and "health" must be at risk in order for an abortion to be performed, is not unconstitutionally vague.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyers for Appellee
Joseph L. Nellis and Norman Dorsen
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black (writing for the Court), Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, John Marshall Harlan II, Byron R. White
William O. Douglas, Potter Stewart (William J. Brennan, Jr. and Thurgood Marshall did not participate)
Date of Decision
21 April 1971
The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the district court.
- Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 (1964).
- Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973).
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