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Legal News
27 Jan 2016
by Miracle Jones

A judge for the US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana [official website] ruled [opnion, PDF] Tuesday that part of an abortion law requiring hospital admitting privileges for doctors who provide abortions is unconstitutional. Section A(2)(a) of Act 620 [text, PDF] mandates that a doctor have hospital admitting … [read more]


Legal News
20 Oct 2015
by Taylor Gillan

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana [official website] ruled [order, PDF] Sunday that Louisiana must continue to provide Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood [advocacy website] clinics for 14 days. Judge John deGravelles's ruling, which was made public [AP report] on Monday, came … [read more]


Legal News
1 Sep 2014
by Taylor Gillan

[JURIST] A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked [text, PDF] the enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law [HB 388, text], which was scheduled to take effect on Monday. The measure requires doctors who perform abortions to have patient admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic, allowing … [read more]

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