Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
Significance, Right To Abortion Upheld, But Imperiled, Abortion Statistics, Further Readings
City of Akron
Akron Center for Reproductive Health, Inc.
That restrictions of a city ordinance on abortions performed during the second trimester of pregnancy do not violate a woman's right to abortion. The Akron Center for Reproductive Health countersued.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Alan G. Segedy
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (writing for the Court), John Paul Stevens
Sandra Day O'Connor, William H. Rehnquist, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
15 June 1983
The restrictions were struck down by a vote of 6-3 as an unconstitutional attempt to hinder access to abortion.
- Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973).
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- Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (1992).
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