Law&Pol Resistation 11:13

Law&Pol Resistation 11:13 - Not a crime? After...

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18:39 Roe V. Wade – 1973 5 th  Amend. – Federal /  14 th  Amend. – State   Life, Liberty [1,4,5,9 (contract)] Property Texas: Women cannot get an abortion unless it saves her life/health Roe: Wants safe Hallford: Physician Doe’s: Couple, maybe unprepared, lack standing—what if Roe: Personal Privacy – [1 st , 4 th , 5 th , 9 th ], 14 th Contract Education Personal, marital, sexual, familial privacy  –Bill of Rights or its penumbras (shadows) Griswall v CT (1965) -CT wrote a law about the use of prescriptions and contraception’s by married persons History - what’s the meaning when the constitution was written Precedent Helps justify – no bias Not arbitrary
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Common Law (1800s – 1850s/90s) - precedent past case by judges Not crime/offense – before ‘quickening’  Primiparous [first conception] – 20-21 weeks Multiparous – 18 weeks (16-18 weeks, first recognizable movement)
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Unformatted text preview: Not a crime? After quickening and before viability After viability, crime? 1905 Lochner Police powers Health, safety, welfare, morals Due Process I/E appropriate/legitimate Means directly related STATES INTEREST Womens Health Potential life Pre-natal life [no history] person women to give birth, ages 15-34 7.014.8/100,000 mortality rate abortion 0.51.9/100,000 [abortion is safer] Privacy no right is absolute Standards E appropriate/legitimate/ compelling state interest M narrowly drawn DISSENT Social & economical legitimacy E- Val. St. Obj. M. written is rational/ret Compelling has been about equal protection, not due process Historically 36 states has abortion limits - 1868 when e/p was passed 14 th amend would conflict with laws already set 18:39 18:39...
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