On October 1, 1981, the United States Court of Appeals for the
Fifth Circuit affirmed the decision of the district court in Scheinberg v.
Smith,'that the parental consent provisions of the Florida Medical
Practice Act regarding abortion, unconstitutionally invaded a woman's
right to privacy.
Weinstein, Judith L.
"Scheinberg v. Smith: Toward Recognition of Minors' Constitutional Right to Privacy in Abortion Decisions,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 6
, Article 4.
Available at: https://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol6/iss3/4