Today in Supreme Court History: November 1, 1961

11.01.1961: New Haven, CT – Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut open a center.

“Specific guarantees contained in the Bill of Rights are penumbras. They’re formed from emanations of those guarantees which help to give them substance and life.” A ray of light is called an ”emanation. The moon’s shadow is the darkest portion of its shadow. The “penumbra” refers to the lightest part of shadow where some of the emanations from the sun can be seen.