Reproductive Justice Legal Scholars Amicus Brief

12.02.19

Primary Content
  • 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 a regulation’s burden, courts must consider particular populations or groups of women that will be impacted by the regulation - in the case of Act 620, the law will be especially burdensome on women of color in ways that the brief details.

  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is pro bono counsel.