University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "DOE V. ARPAIO "
Date Mar 1, 2010
Author ACLU
External Link https://www.aclu.org/cases/doe-v-arpaio
Abstract Women in prison do not lose their reproductive rights. Being incarcerated does not mean a woman gives up her right to have an abortion any more than it means that she gives up her right to bear a child.

The ACLU brought this legal challenge in 2004 after learning that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio — “America’s Toughest Sheriff” — was denying women prisoners access to abortion care.


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case Doe v. Arpaio (JC-AZ-0007)

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