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DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORTION IN THE UNITED STATES: GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT.

Mersky, Roy M.; Duffy, Jill


Item #: 3650

Pages: ix,725p.
Published: Buffalo; Fred B. Rothman & Co.; 2001.

Series: DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORTION IN THE UNITED STATES
Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGISLATIVE HISTORY, WOMEN & THE LAW

The decision in the Griswold case laid the foundation forRoe v. Wade by guaranteeing a woman's constitutional rightto privacy. In short, the decision in Griswold overturnedan 1879 Connecticut Statute that made it illegal todistribute contraceptives to married persons.This volume includes the lower court decision, briefs by theparties, briefs by the Amici Curiae, oral arguments, SupremeCourt ruling, a selected bibliography and an index toparties filing Amicus Briefs.

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