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The Resource The Supreme Court confronts abortion : the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, edited and with an introduction by Leon Friedman

The Supreme Court confronts abortion : the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, edited and with an introduction by Leon Friedman

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The Supreme Court confronts abortion : the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey
Title
The Supreme Court confronts abortion
Title remainder
the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Leon Friedman
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Language
eng
Summary
  • In June 1992, accompanied by the clamor of pro-choice and anti-abortion demonstrations, the Supreme Court made its most significant statement to date about the right to an abortion under the Constitution in its decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The legal attack on a restrictive Pennsylvania law requiring parental consent, a twenty-four-hour waiting period, and spousal notification produced one of the more important constitutional confrontations in our history
  • Numerous parties - historians, doctors, representatives of minority groups, religious opponents, as well as the Justice Department - submitted amicus briefs presenting their position on the controversy. The lawyers for the parties examined the legal underpinnings and constitutional background to the abortion right in analytic briefs. They also presented their position in an oral argument before the Supreme Court. The final Supreme Court decision is a remarkable statement
  • About the state of the law, the nature of constitutional determinations, the role of the Court in our democratic society, and the Justices' personal agony about the abortion controversy. The legal record collected in this book not only examines the legal and constitutional implications but constitutes a valuable resource laying out the historical record on abortion, the medical issues, and the impact of the decision on minorities and religious groups. Fascinating to
  • Read, the Supreme Court record is essential for anyone concerned about the political and social impact of restricting the right to an abortion
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
KF228.P5
LC item number
P5 1993
Literary form
non fiction
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Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania
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1932-2000
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  • Casey, Robert P.
  • Friedman, Leon
  • United States
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  • Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • Casey, Robert P.
  • Trials (Abortion)
  • Abortion
  • Abortion
Label
The Supreme Court confronts abortion : the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, edited and with an introduction by Leon Friedman
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Publication
Note
  • Proceedings in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Robert P. Casey, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in June 1992
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28065981
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 502 pages
Isbn
9780374272036
Lccn
93010947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The Supreme Court confronts abortion : the briefs, argument, and decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, edited and with an introduction by Leon Friedman
Publication
Note
  • Proceedings in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Robert P. Casey, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in June 1992
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28065981
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 502 pages
Isbn
9780374272036
Lccn
93010947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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