Judge Slams HHS Over Plan B 'Administrative Filibuster'

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT) -- In a hearing marked by scathing rhetoric, a New York federal judge on Tuesday accused the Obama administration of using an "administrative filibuster" to restrict access to Plan B emergency contraception, while also signaling he would let the Second Circuit decide whether to delay wider access to the morning-after pill.

U.S. District Judge Edward R. Korman said he would rule by week's end on whether to stay his order last month that levonorgestrel-based birth control be made available over the counter and without age limits, but...
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Tummino et al v. Hamburg et al


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1:12-cv-00763

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New York Eastern

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Edward R. Korman

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February 16, 2012

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