Cases by Issue - Abortion

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Lambert v. Wicklund 96-858 03/31/1997 9
National Organization for Women (NOW) v. Scheidler 92-780 12/08/1993 01/24/1994 William H. Rehnquist 9
Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England 04-1144 11/30/2005 01/18/2006 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Bellotti v. Baird 78-329 02/27/1979 07/02/1979 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Schenck v. Pro-Choice Network of Western New York 95-1065 10/16/1996 02/19/1997 8-1
Simopoulos v. Virginia 81-185 11/30/1982 06/15/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women (NOW) 04-1244 11/30/2005 02/28/2006 Stephen G. Breyer 8
Scheidler v. National Organization for Women (NOW) 01-1118 12/04/2002 02/26/2003 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Doe v. Bolton 70-40 12/13/1971 01/22/1973 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Carey v. Population Services International 75-443 01/10/1977 06/09/1977 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Roe v. Wade 70-18 12/13/1971 01/22/1973 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Colautti v. Franklin 77-891 10/03/1978 01/09/1979 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Maher v. Roe 75-1440 01/11/1977 06/20/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Beal v. Doe 75-554 01/11/1977 06/20/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Poelker v. Doe 75-442 01/11/1977 06/20/1977 6-3
Hill v. Colorado 98-1856 01/19/2000 06/28/2000 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Bray v. Alexandria Clinic 90-985 10/16/1991 01/13/1993 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Mazurek v. Armstrong 96-1104 06/16/1997 6
Schenck v. Pro-Choice Network of Western New York 95-1065 10/16/1996 02/19/1997 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Madsen v. Women's Health Center, Inc. 93-880 04/28/1994 06/30/1994 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Akron v. Akron Center For Reproductive Health 81-746 11/30/1982 06/15/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Ohio v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health 88-805 11/29/1989 06/25/1990 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
H. L. v. Matheson 79-5903 10/06/1980 03/23/1981 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Williams v. Zbaraz 79-4 04/21/1980 06/30/1980 Potter Stewart 5-4
Harris v. McRae 79-1268 04/21/1980 06/30/1980 Potter Stewart 5-4
Planned Parenthood Of Missouri v. Danforth 74-1151 03/23/1976 07/01/1976 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
United States v. Vuitch 84 01/12/1971 04/21/1971 Hugo L. Black 5-2
Stenberg v. Carhart 99-830 04/25/2000 06/28/2000 Stephen G. Breyer 5-4
Planned Parenthood v. Casey 91-744 04/22/1992 06/29/1992 5-4
Leavitt v. Jane L. 95-1242 06/17/1996 5
Rust v. Sullivan 89-1391 10/30/1990 05/23/1991 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Planned Parenthood Assn. v. Ashcroft 81-1255 11/30/1982 06/15/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Hodgson v. Minnesota 88-1125 11/29/1989 06/25/1990 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Webster v. Reproductive Health Services 88-605 04/26/1989 07/03/1989 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Hartigan v. Zbaraz 85-673 11/03/1987 12/14/1987 4-4