Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 22nd, 2004
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit by abortion provider Nova Health Systems on a technicality but did not rule on whether the statute was constitutional.
The Denver-based court ruled Nova did not prove the agencies involved with enforcing the law would be responsible for harm the statute could potentially have on the company.
"A party may not attack a tort statute in federal court simply by naming as a defendant anyone who might someday have a cause of action under the...
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