By Dave Andrusko Our most recent story about the Illinois Supreme Court hearing a challenge to a never-enforced 1995 parental notification law was written before the justices heard oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by the ACLU. What follows is an update of what transpired Thursday and additional background to the “Parental Notice of Abortion …Continue reading "The Illinois Supreme Court and Parental Notification: Should justices act as a “super legislature”?"
By Dave Andrusko The Illinois Supreme Court today heard arguments over the constitutionality of a seventeen-year-old parental notification law that never went into effect because of a legal challenge brought immediately upon enactment. The case has bounced around the state’s courts ever since. In 1995 the Illinois legislature passed the “Parental Notice of Abortion Act,” …Continue reading "Illinois Supreme Court hears arguments in 1995 parental notification law"