Advanced Search

Maternal Health in Louisiana

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

All Women’s Stories Amicus Brief

Amici are women from all walks of life who chose to have an abortion. These signers share personal stories demonstrating that access to abortion is essential for women to be equal participants in society. Signers [...]

Publications

State Attorneys General Amicus Brief

Amici are 21 States and the District of Columbia. These states argue that Whole Woman’s Health correctly held that a state restriction on abortion cannot survive constitutional scrutiny if it imposes greater burdens than benefits. [...]

Publications

Poverty Burdens Amicus Brief

Amici are the National Health Law Program and the National Network of Abortion Funds. The brief argues that Act 620 will have a particularly harmful impact on vulnerable populations. Low-income pregnant people are more likely [...]

Publications

Violence and Harassment Targeting Abortion Care Amicus Brief

Amici are organizations committed to the safety of abortion care providers and their patients. This brief presents striking evidence, from Louisiana and throughout the nation, of anti-abortion violence and harassment. This climate of hostility and [...]

Publications

Social Science Researchers Amicus Brief

Amici are social science researchers who have collectively spent decades conducting and publishing research about the safety, incidence, and impacts of state regulation on abortion access in the United States. These signers present research that [...]

Publications

Medical Staff Professionals Amicus Brief

Amici are healthcare practitioners, professors, managers, and consultants who teach and practice at some of the country’s top medical schools and hospitals, serve on credentialing committees, and have acted as hospital trustees and chief medical [...]

Publications

Reproductive Justice Legal Scholars Amicus Brief

Amici are legal scholars with expertise in reproductive justice. The brief argues that abortion is part of a broader right to reproductive autonomy, and abortion restrictions must be evaluated using an intersectional lens. When measuring [...]

Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Civil Rights Organizations Amicus Brief

Amici are Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law, Leadership Conference, and other civil rights organizations. These organizations argue that the Supreme Court’s abortion precedent affords substantial weight to the real-world circumstances of women [...]

Publications

Whole Woman’s Health and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance Amicus Brief

Amici are Whole Woman’s Health, the plaintiff in the 2016 Supreme Court case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt,  and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance. Signers explain WWH’s effort to comply with the identical, medically unnecessary, admitting [...]

Publications

Tort Law Scholars Amicus Brief

Amici are scholars with expertise on causation in constitutional and tort law. Signers argue that the Fifth Circuit was wrong to claim that clinic shutdowns in Louisiana were the result of the doctors’ efforts to [...]

Publications

Federal Court Scholars Amicus Brief

Amici are professors who focus on federal jurisdiction and procedure, including the third-party standing doctrine. The brief documents the deep historical roots of third party standing, which has been recognized and applied by the Supreme [...]

Publications

Constitutional Law Scholars Amicus Brief

Amici are professors in the field of constitutional law, including the President of Columbia University, the former Dean of Harvard Law School, and the former Dean of University of Chicago Law School. The brief demonstrates [...]

Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Scroll Up