Case: Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v. South Carolina

2024-CP-4000762 | South Carolina state trial court

Filed Date: Feb. 5, 2024

Case Ongoing

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Case Summary

(This summary is temporary while we research the case). Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSAT), PPSAT's Chief Medical Officer, and a woman who sought an abortion but was unable to obtain one in South Carolina brought this as-applied challenge to South Carolina's Senate Bill 474, which acts as a "fetal heartbeat" six-week abortion ban.

Summary Authors

Avery Coombe (3/21/2024)

Related Cases

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v. South Carolina, South Carolina state trial court (2023)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2024-CP-4000762

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Feb. 5, 2024

Feb. 5, 2024

Complaint

Docket

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: South Carolina

Case Type(s):

Reproductive Issues

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 5, 2024

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, its Chief Medical Officer, and a woman who sought an abortion but was unable to receive one in South Carolina.

Attorney Organizations:

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Attorney General of South Carolina, State

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, State

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners, State

South Carolina Board of Nursing, State

Case Details

Causes of Action:

State law

Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201

Available Documents:

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

Reproductive rights:

Cardiac activity legislation