MADISON (AP) -- It looks like a literal battle of the experts will be happening during the federal trial to determine if Wisconsin's law requiring abortion providers to get hospital admitting privileges is constitutional.
Planned Parenthood and Affiliated Medical Services say the law will force AMS's Milwaukee clinic to close and place an undue burden on women seeking abortions. State attorneys counter the law ensures continuity of care.
U.S. District Judge William Conley is holding a bench trial this week to gather evidence ahead of a ruling. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals last year advised Conley to chose his own expert to testify because both sides' witnesses will likely be biased.
Conley's expert is scheduled to square off with the state and plantiffs' experts in a debate in Conley's courtroom Thursday.
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