Roe v. Wade 1972
Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court case which made abortions legal in the U.S., was argued twice before the Court. Mr. Irons… read more
Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court case which made abortions legal in the U.S., was argued twice before the Court. Mr. Irons explained that at the 1971 hearing the Supreme Court had only seven justices. By the 1972 rehearing, Justices Powell and Rehnquist had joined the court. Mr. Irons also noted the differences between the arguments of the two hearings. close
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