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Griswold V Connecticut

In Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), the Supreme Court ruled that a state's ban on the use of contraceptives violated the right to marital privacy. The case concerned a Connecticut law that criminalized the encouragement or use of birth control. The 1879 law provided that "any person who uses any drug, medicinal article or instrument for the purposes of preventing conception shall be fined not less than forty dollars or imprisoned not less than sixty days."


Before Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), criminals were not give an attorney if they were too poor for one.


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What follows is a short analysis of the impact of Griswold v. Connecticut, a Supreme Court case.