Tag Archives: SCOTUS

On Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Regarding “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”

In 2015, California passed the Reproductive FACT Act, requiring licensed “crisis pregnancy centers” that provide services such as pregnancy tests and ultrasounds to post information about affordable abortion and contraception services offered by the state. The second provision required unlicensed facilities … Continue reading

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WLP Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court Guts Workers’ Rights

In Epic Systems Corp v. Lewis, a 5-4 decision issued on May 21, 2018 (PDF), the United States Supreme Court held that employer-imposed mandatory arbitration clauses that prevent employees from filing class actions in court are enforceable. This decision, written … Continue reading

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We Just Filed Another Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States

The Women’s Law Project continues to lead advocacy efforts against discriminatory laws that enable the government to forcefully deny women their inheritance, even when explicitly designated as the beneficiary by a person who has died. “These laws let the government … Continue reading

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We Filed a Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States Fighting for Women’s Economic Security

Attorneys at the Women’s Law Project have filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in a case that will have significant impact on American women’s economic security. At issue in … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Pennsylvania Senate Leadership re: HB 1948

Dear Senators Scarnati, Corman, Costa, Greenleaf and Leach, The Women’s Law Project is a public interest legal organization that has represented abortion providers in Pennsylvania since the 1970s. In light of Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health … Continue reading

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Tune in at Noon: WLP Discusses Abortion Ruling on WESA-FM

  Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas’s admitting privileges and ambulatory surgical center regulations in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Stephen Breyer, who concluded that “neither of these provisions offers medical benefits sufficient to justify the burdens upon access … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Sham Abortion Bans

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas’s admitting privileges and ambulatory surgical center regulations in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Stephen Breyer. This is a great victory for Whole Woman’s Health, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the women … Continue reading

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