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DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORTION IN THE U.S.: CITY OF AKRON V. AKRON CENTER

Mersky, Roy M.; Jayasuriya, Kumar Percy


Item #: 62525

ISBN: 9781575889993
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc./Bflo; 2007.

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

This volume is the 7th installment of the series, ADocumentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in theU.S. and is devoted to the Supreme Court's decisiion in theCity of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health. Inthis decision, the Court reviewed the constitutionality ofthe city's abortion ordinance, overturning severalprovisions including those that required parental consentfor minors, informed consent for adults, and a 24-hourwaiting period. More than 34 years have passed since theSupreme Court first held in Roe v. Wade that women have aconstitutional right to abortion. Yet the question is stilla topic of heated debate and there has been an ongoing callto revisit past abortion decision. This compilation by PercyJayasuriya and the Tarlton Law Library is intended as alearning tool as well as a historical record.

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