Wolf V. Wolf Abortion Case Study

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In 1949, it was illegally to have an abortion under Colorado State law. Many women still had the procedure done, but they had to find a doctor to perform it illegally. Dr. Julius A. Wolf was the mastermind over an illegal abortion clinic. Many women had successful procedures done, but some had complications. When a woman was admitted into a local hospital under mysterious circumstances, the police were called in to question her. She admitted to having an abortion done illegally and pointed the police in Dr. Wolf’s direction. Authorities arrived at Wolf’s office and entered without a search warrant. They took evidence from the scene, including a list of Wolf’s patients, then left. Police then gathered more evidence, including witness statements,
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