James Kopp has been indicted for the murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian. He is charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, and first-degree reckless endangerment. If convicted, Kopp could spend life in prison.
Media Resources: The Washington Post - June 25,1999
11/21/2014 Fifth Circuit Court Refuses to Reconsider Ruling Blocking Mississippi TRAP Law - The full US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Thursday refused to reconsider a panel decision blocking enforcement of a Mississippi law that threatened to close the last remaining abortion clinic in the state.
In July, a panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction against a Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. . . .