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Case: Relf v. Weinberger

73-cv-01557 | U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Filed Date: July 17, 1973

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Case Summary

(This summary is temporary while we research the case.)

Filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center on July 17, 1973, this case was about the widespread forced sterilization of Black women in the South through federally funded programs.

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

73-cv-01557

Class Action Complaint

July 31, 1973

July 31, 1973

Complaint

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 8, 2022, 3:03 a.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: District of Columbia

Case Type(s):

Reproductive Issues

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 17, 1973

Case Ongoing: No