Published in Lab Law Weekly, August 24th, 2007
The case involves a challenge by late term abortionist George Tiller to a 1998 Kansas law requiring two doctors to sign off on some late-term abortion procedures (that is procedures after the fetus has reached the point of viability and can survive outside of the womb). Having been cited with 19 violations of the law, Tiller now claims that the law is unconstitutional.
However, as the AUL amicus brief demonstrates, U.S. Supreme Court (USSC) precedent -- particularly in Casey (1992) and Gonzales...
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