The ACLU says the ruling will impact what obstacles other states can enact when it comes to abortion access, including Indiana.
The federal judge indicated a ruling will come before the law takes effect July 1st.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky sued the state in April, calling the law unconstitutional and seeking to prevent it from taking effect July 1.
Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing the state over a bill passed this year, which bans abortions based on race, sex, and disability.
Indiana's attorney general says in a brief filed Wednesday that the court should deny Planned Parenthood's request to prevent the law from taking effect July 1.
This is the first time in the nation a woman has been convicted using a feticide statute for ending her own pregnancy.
A federal judge invited the university to file its own lawsuit over the law Tuesday when she denied its bid to join an existing lawsuit.
Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch denied IU's bid to intervene in the complaint filed by Planned Parenthood. Lynch says IU can file its own lawsuit.
An appeals court questioned an attorney for the state on whether there was evidence that a woman knew she had delivered a live child in a self-induced abortion.
The Attorney General’s office contends there are two distinct legal issues being argued by the two parties that should be in separate cases.