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PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others (Malindi High Court Petition Number E009 of 2020)

In this landmark case, the Kenyan High Court affirmed abortion as a fundamental right under the 2010 Constitution.

Abortion, Other Barriers,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Case

Ruling’s Impact on the Undue Burden Standard

A new report issued by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought by the Center.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Case

Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17)

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17), 24 September 2020

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Causa Justa Lawsuit to Decriminalize Abortion in Colombia (Colombian Constitutional Court)

Colombia's Constitutional Court rules to decriminalize abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,Case

The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Publications

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v. Moore

(REVISED 12.18.2021) - This case challenges five measures meant to restrict abortion in North Carolina, including:  A licensing scheme that arbitrarily singles out abortion providers with medically unnecessary and onerous requirements.A ban that prevents qualified [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi v. Slatery

(REVISED 2.24.2022) In this case, the Center challenged a Tennessee law requiring doctors to provide their patients with false and misleading information about “reversing” a medication abortion. Doctors would be forced to both lie to [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

COVID-19 Litigation

The Center for Reproductive Rights has been working to protect access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic. We've filed several lawsuits challenging state orders to limit abortion access and have developed numerous resources addressing [...]

COVID-19,United States,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

Memphis Center for Reproductive Health v. Slatery

(REVISED 2.24.2022) - In this case, the Center challenged a Tennessee bill that aims to prevent abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy and prevents pregnant people from obtaining abortion care for certain reasons, [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Case

South Wind Women’s Center, et al v. Stitt, et al

(REVISED 01.04.2022) This lawsuit challenged an Oklahoma order effectively banning abortion care in the state. The March 24, 2020 order, issued by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, required all [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Planned Parenthood Center for Choice, et al. v. Abbott, et al.

(REVISED 4.22.2020) This litigation challenges actions taken by Governor Greg Abbott and other state officials to ensure that patients can continue to access essential, time-sensitive abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic. While doctors and nurses in his state [...]

Abortion, COVID-19,United States,In the Courts,Case

June Medical Services, LLC, v. Russo

In this major 2020 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case, the Court strikes down a Louisiana abortion restriction and affirms the strong legal standard used by courts for decades to determine the constitutionality of abortion laws.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.