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Before Roe v. Wade: Voices that Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling
We post here a new edition of our book, a documentary history of the debate over abortion that took place during the decade before the Supreme Court rendered its decision in Roe v. Wade. FirstExpand
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The Right's Reasons: Constitutional Conflict and the Spread of Woman-Protective Antiabortion Argument
This Lecture investigates the social movement dynamics that produced woman-protective antiabortion argument. The Lecture explores the political conditions under which leaders of the antiabortionExpand
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"The Rule of Love": Wife Beating as Prerogative and Privacy
III. THE DISCOURSE OF AFFECTIVE PRIVACY IN DOMESTIC ASSAULT LAW .................................... 2150 A. Marital Violence and Marital Privacy in the Criminal Law ...............................Expand
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Equality Talk: Antisubordination and Anticlassification Values in Constitutional Struggles Over Brown
When Brown v. Board of EducationI prohibited racial segregation in public education, it inaugurated a great debate about equal citizenship and federalism that spanned the second half of the twentiethExpand
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Before (and After) Roe v. Wade: New Questions About Backlash
Today, many Americans blame polarizing conflict over abortion on the Supreme Court. If only the Court had stayed its hand or decided Roe v. Wade on narrower grounds, they argue, the nation would haveExpand
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Dignity and the Politics of Protection: Abortion Restrictions Under Casey/Carhart
This essay on the law and politics of abortion analyzes the constitutional principles governing new challenges to Roe. The essay situates the Court's recent decision in Gonzales v. Carhart in debatesExpand
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Constitutional Culture, Social Movement Conflict and Constitutional Change: The Case of the de facto ERA
Social movements change the ways Americans understand the Constitution. Social movement conflict, enabled and constrained by constitutional culture, can create new forms of constitutionalExpand
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Reasoning from the body: a historical perspective on abortion regulation and questions of equal protection.
[T]HERE ARE SERIOUS constitutional concerns presented by abortion-restrictive regu­ lation that [Roe v. Wade] does not address. Restricting women's access to abortion im­ plicates constitutionalExpand
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Roe Rage: Democratic Constitutionalism and Backlash
After decades of assault on the jurisprudence of the Warren Court, many progressive legal scholars have lost faith in judicial enforcement of constitutional rights. Some have responded by embracingExpand
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She the People: The Nineteenth Amendment, Sex Equality, Federalism, and the Family
Americans debated questions of women's citizenship for over a half century before adopting the Nineteenth Amendment, but neither the Amendment nor its history now plays any role in modernExpand
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