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Stenberg v. Carhart

Docket No.: 99-830
Argued: April 25, 2000
Decided: June 28, 2000

Topics:

Due Process, Privacy, Abortion, Due Process, Fourteenth Amendment, stare decisis

Petitioner: Stenberg
Respondent: Carhart

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 192 F.3d 1142
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 914 (2000)
Question:

Does the Nebraska statute, which makes the performance of a "partial birth abortions" a crime, violate the liberty protected by due process of the Fourteenth Amendment in the U.S. Constitution?

Stenberg v. Carhart
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 25, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Carhart, 4 vote(s) against
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