MoFo Helps Defeat 2nd-Trimester Abortion Law In Texas

Morrison & Foerster LLP helped abortion clinics and providers reach a pro bono victory in late November when a U.S. district judge ruled that a Texas law restricting the most common second-trimester abortion practice in the country is unconstitutional.

Filed in July, the lawsuit challenged a provision of Texas Senate Bill 8 that sought to require doctors in the state to stop a fetus' heart before performing a widely accepted form of second-trimester abortions known as dilation and evacuation, or D&E, except in a medical emergency....

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