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Unformatted text preview: right-to-privacy doctrine as implied by the Fourteenth Amendment? b. III. Answers a. The Court affirmed its commitment to protecting a woman's reproductive rights by invalidating the provisions of Akron's ordinance. Generally, Justice Powell's opinion reiterates the Court's findings in Roe and reasons that certain provisions of the ordinance violated the Constitution because they were clearly intended to direct women away from choosing the abortion option. They were not implemented out of medical necessities. The fetal disposal clause was struck down because its language was too vague to determine conduct subject to criminal prosecution. IV. Reasons (by ___) a. Form of argument b. Legal doctrines V. Dissent reasons VI. Concurring reasons Notes...
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- Spring '10
- Roe v. Wade, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Ordinance, Akron ordinance, Akron City Council