Estelle Griswold, of the Planned Parenthood League, whose lawsuit led to the invalidation of a state law banning contraceptives. Tyron Garner and John Lawrence with their attorney , the gay men who successfully challenged Texas's sodomy law. Introduction The U. Constitution contains no express right to privacy. The Bill of Rights, however, reflects the concern of James Madison and other framers for protecting specific aspects of privacy, such as the privacy of beliefs 1st Amendment , privacy of the home against demands that it be used to house soldiers 3rd Amendment , privacy of the person and possessions as against unreasonable searches 4th Amendment , and the 5th Amendment's privilege against self-incrimination, which provides protection for the privacy of personal information.
Griswold, Marriage Equality, And The New Attacks On Us All
The Right of Privacy: Is it Protected by the Constitution?
This week marks the 52nd anniversary of a critically important U. Supreme Court case that you might not have heard of. In Griswold v. Connecticut in , the high court struck down a state law that forbid dispensing contraception to married couples. The case was important not only for that important change in the law, but because it was the beginning of a series of cases developing some important themes — privacy and personal autonomy.
Griswold v. Connecticut and the Evolution of Personal Privacy Rights. What’s Next?
A podcast about pregnancy and drug use, Native people and tribal sovereignty. Over the past three years, more than 60 lawsuits have been filed in federal court challenging the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage benefit. Why now? And what has changed legally, to bring this issue to a boil now?