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Griswold v. Connecticut

Estelle Griswold, Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut, challenged the state's anti-contraception law in 1965.

Jane Roe

Norma McCorvey, aka "Jane Roe" of Roe v. Wade.

A Twelve-Year-Old's Day in Court

The Supreme Court heard James Acton's challenge to his school's drug testing policy in Acton v. Vernonia School District.

"The right to be let alone"

Lois Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice whose 1890 article shaped the modern theory of privacy rights.

William O. Douglas

Supreme Court Justice William Douglas wrote the Court's opinion in Griswold v. Connecticut identifying extensive privacy rights under the Constitution.

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