Wednesday, March 4, 2015

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—March 5

Ed Whelan's account at Bench Memos includes Babbitz v. McCann, 310 F. Supp. 293.
"1970—A three-judge district court, consisting of Seventh Circuit judge Otto Kerner Jr. and district judges John W. Reynolds and Myron L. Gordon, rules that a Wisconsin law, dating from 1858, that prohibits abortion before quickening violates the Ninth Amendment. ..."