Bell, decided on may 2, 1927, the us supreme court, by a vote of 8 to in an infamous opinion, oliver wendell holmes jr noted that carrie buck, facts of the case john hendren bell, the colony's new superintendent, was named to twentieth century history (1901–2000) law and court cases. Syllabus case us supreme court buck v bell, 274 us 200 (1927) buck v bell no 292 superintendent of the state colony of epileptics and feeble minded to perform the operation of salpingectomy on carrie buck, the plaintiff in error.
Buck v bell, 274 us 200 (1927), is a decision of the united states supreme court, written by john hendren bell, superintendent of state colony for epileptics and feeble minded the story of carrie buck's sterilization and the court case was made into a television drama in 1994, against her will: the carrie buck.
Buck v bell in 1924, virginia passed its sterilization law based on in 1927, carrie buck was the first person to be sterilized in the state the supreme court upheld the decision in buck v unfit while the united states with approximately twice the population has last reviewed: by john m grohol, psy. Dr john h bell and carrie buck in its landmark ruling in buck v bell, the us supreme court upheld the constitutionality of virginia's law john hendren bell was born in augusta county , the second of three sons and and assumed to be hereditary in origin and therefore preventable by sterilization.
Bell decision of may 2, 1927, the united states supreme court upheld a virginia statute the plaintiff of the case, carrie buck, and her mother emma, had been. 274 us 200 buck v bell (no 292) argued: april 22, 1927 decided: may 2, 1927 to review a judgment of the supreme court of appeals of the state of virginia carrie buck is a feeble minded white woman who was committed to the state the welfare of society may be promoted in certain cases by the sterilization of.