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Arguments on Abortion

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ISBN13: 9781565842236
ISBN: 1565842235
Published: July 1996
Publisher: The New Press
Format: book (details unknown)
Price: £25.00

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A selection of eight major US Supreme Court cases on reproductive rights. The CD is accompanied by a book of transcripts and excerpts from the Court's opinions. This is the first of a series of thematic sequels to ""May it please the Court"".;In ""Arguments on Abortion"", Guitton and Irons have included live CD recordings as well as transcripts of the arguments made before the Court, and excerpts from the final decisions. The cases are: Griswold vs Connecticut (1965) (access to birth control); Roe vs Wade (1973) (constitutional right to abortion); Harris vs McRae (1980) (government funding for abortion); Bowen vs Kendrick (1988) (sex education for teenagers); Webster vs Reproductive Health Services (1989) (state's rights to restrict abortion); Hodgson vs Minnesota (1990) (notification of parents); Rust vs Sullivan (1991) (""gag"" rule for doctors); Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania vs Casey (1992) (24-hour waiting period and spousal notification). The book also features photographs of the justices who presided over the cases, reading lists and a chronology of Court history on reproductive rights.;The CD introduces each case, with commentary by many of the attorneys involved in making these arguments, and narration by leading authorities in the area of reproductive rights.

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Griswold v Connecticut (1965), access to birth control; Roe v Wade (1973), constitutional right to abortion; Harris v McRae (1980), government funding for abortion; Bowen v Kendrick (1980), sex education for teenagers; Webster v Reproductive Health (1989), states' rights to restrict abortion; Hodgson v Minnesota (1990), notification of parents; Rust v Sullivan (1991), ""gag"" rule for doctors; Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennysylvania v Casey (1992), 24-hour waiting period and spousal notification. (part contents).