Roe v. Wade : The Untold Story of the Landmark Supreme Court Decision that Made Abortion Legal
From the back-alley clinics of illegal abortionists to the behind-the scene deliberations of the Supreme Court justices, Roe v. Wade is a riveting history of the thorniest ethical debate ever brought before the Supreme Court. this is the bull story behind the struggle of two lawyers, Sarah Weddington and Linda Coffee and their unwed, unemployed, pregnant client Norma McCorvey. In this updated edition Faux details recent challengesand erosions to the decision-including parental consent laws and bans on partial-birth abortions-and illuminates how the ruling has impacted public attitudes and policy.
- Paperback | 408 pages
- 154 x 227 x 23mm | 540g
- 01 Jan 2001
- Cooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Lanham, United States
- Updated Edition
- 15 Illustrations, unspecified
A solid work of cultural and legal history, useful even for those familiar with the story. * The New York Times * An inspirational tale of the two women who created the court case that brought America abortion-on-demand...and a fascinating account of the pro-abortion movement in its early years. * National Review * A wonderfully clear, detailed history of the litigation and an inside account of the debate among the justices as the Roe decision was hammered out. * San Francisco Chronicle *