➺ The legal status of eugenical sterilization; history and analysis of litigation under the Virginia Sterilization statute, which led to a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States upholding the statute. Free ➰ Author Harry Hamilton Laughlin – Thomashillier.co.uk



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    I read this as a primary document for a history paper on the American eugenics movement It s a transcription of a court case, so not really something that I d want to rate, any than I d rate the Declaration of Independence or Magna Carta As far as content goes, the title says most of it The specific case is that of Carrie Buck, which is pretty famous.The content, while straightforward, is also creepy as hell Also, from what I gathered from secondary sources, most of the pro sterilization side is completely fabricated.It s been a while since I read this, so I don t remember as much as i d like Most of what I do remember are endless pedigree...


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The legal status of eugenical sterilization; history and analysis of litigation under the Virginia Sterilization statute, which led to a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States upholding the statute. On Cover Supplement To The Annual Report Of The Municipal Court Of Chicago For The Year 1929 The Subject For The Test Case Was Carrie Buck, A Feeble Minded In Mate Of The State Colony For Epileptics And Feeble Minded At Colony, Va Upon A Petition Filed By Dr A.S Priddy And His Successor, Dr J.H Bell , Superintendents Of The Institution, The Special Board Of Directors Of The Institution Issued An Order On Septmeber 10, 1924, For The Sterilization Of Carrie Buck.R.G Shelton, Guardian For Carrie Buck, Appealed The Case To The Circuit Court Of Amherst County, Which Sustained The Decision Of The Special Board Of Directors The Case Was Next Carried To The Supreme Court Of Appeals Of Virginia, Which, On November 12, 1925, Sustained The Law As A Valid Enactment Under The State And Federal Constitutions A Further Appeal To The Supreme Court Of The United States Resulted In A Decision Rendered On May 2, 1927, Upholding The Constitutionality Of The Statute P 8.