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Judge: Diane Schlipper
Court: Circuit Court, Dane County, Wisconsin
Defendant's Attorney: Wisconsin Attorney General's Office
Description: Madison, Wisconsin civil rights lawyers represented the Plaintiffs who sued the Defendant claiming a 1849 Wisconsin law does not apply to consensual abortions.
Sheboygan County District Attorney Joel Urmanski interpreted the law as a ban on abortions from conception to birth, apart from exceptions to save the life of the mother.
Outcome: Judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs.
The judge reaffirmed her ruling from earlier this year that state law permits consensual medical abortions.