Alaska Judge upholds much of 2010 parental notification law

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha In a decision expected to be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court, an Anchorage Superior Court judge Monday upheld the constitutionality of most of a state law requiring parents to be notified before their minor daughter has an abortion. Judge John Suddock “said the legal requirement does not violate a teenager’s …

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Illinois Supreme Court hears arguments in 1995 parental notification law

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,” …

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Alaska Judge Gives Planned Parenthood More of What it Wants in Challenge to Parental Notification Law

By Dave Andrusko In a case that both sides expect to eventually be decided by the Alaska Supreme Court, a Superior Court Judge says he will allow Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest to argue its entire case in the lawsuit it filed against Alaska over the Parental Notification law passed in 2010. The case …

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