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Using Malpractice Laws to Sabotage Roe v. Wade
(2013)
  • Alex Stein
Abstract

This blog post addresses the constitutionality of state medical-malpractice laws aiming to reduce the affordability of abortion. Specifically, it discusses the recent decision in K.P. v. LeBlanc, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 4746488 (5th Cir. 2013), that upheld the constitutionality of Louisiana's Act 825.

Keywords
  • medical malpractice,
  • rule-making,
  • tort reform,
  • merit certificate,
  • merit affidavit,
  • special laws,
  • Roe v. Wade,
  • patient compensation panels,
  • screening panels,
  • informed consent,
  • abortion
Publication Date
Fall September 6, 2013
Citation Information
Alex Stein. "Using Malpractice Laws to Sabotage Roe v. Wade" Bill of Health, September 6, 2013