Eisenstadt v. Baird

From wikilawschool.net. Wiki Law School does not provide legal advice. For educational purposes only.
Eisenstadt v. Baird
Court Supreme Court of the United States
Citation
Date decided March 22, 1972

Issues

Can Massachusetts criminalize distribution of contraceptives to unmarried couples?

Holding

William Brennan held, "If the right of privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion into matters so fundamentally affecting a person as the decision whether to bear or beget a child."

Comments