ABORTION STUDY GUIDE-1

ABORTION STUDY GUIDE-1 - ROEV.WADESTUDYGUIDE

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ROE V. WADE STUDY GUIDE 1) In which state did Roe v. Wade originate?  Texas 2) What is the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause? State criminal abortion laws, like those involved here, that except from criminality  only a life-saving procedure on the mother's behalf without regard to the stage of  her pregnancy and other interests involved violate  the Due Process Clause of  the Fourteenth Amendment, which protects against state action the right to  privacy, including a woman's qualified right to terminate her pregnancy Though the State cannot override that right, it has legitimate interests in  protecting both the pregnant woman's health and the potentiality of human life,  each of which interests grows and reaches a "compelling" point at various stages  of the woman's approach to term. 3) What were the issues in the Griswold v. Connecticut case? Contraceptives to married couples 4) How is Roe v. Wade related to Griswold v. Connecticut? 5) What eight positions/beliefs were considered in the Roe decision? (Know the position  for each one).  History revealed wide variation Right to Privacy Established in Previous Cases Health of Mother is Compelling State Interest Life of Unborn is Compelling State Interest Both Interests Justifying State Intervention varied as Pregnancy Developed
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2010 for the course SOC Sociology taught by Professor Sheldonekland-olson during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.

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ABORTION STUDY GUIDE-1 - ROEV.WADESTUDYGUIDE

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