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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    Professor Susan Low Bloch of Georgetown University Law Center gave an introduction to the case of a re-argument of the Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which took place October 11, 1972. After the…

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    Oral Argument Audio Tapes: Roe v. Wade

    Sarah Weddington, attorney who argued and won the case of Roe v. Wade before the Supreme Court, discussed the publication of audio tapes of the arguments. She indicated that she was unaware…

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    Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument

    Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought to…

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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the preservation of…

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    Legalization of Abortion

    Ms. Weddington, who successfully argued Roe v. Wade in 1973, made a speech marking the 30th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. Other speakers at the event included the…

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    Winning Political Equality for Women

    Participants spoke about organizing and ways to advocate feminist policy goals. Among the topics they addressed were opposing the religious right, reproductive rights, same sex unions, and gender…

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    25th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

    Vice President Gore addressed the National Abortion and Reproductive Right Action League during the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to legally allow the…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 7, Part 1

    Committee members questioned a panel of women’s rights activists opposed to the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. The witnesses expressed concern over the Supreme Court…

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    Abortion Ruling

    The attorney for Wade in the 1973 landmark abortion case talks about the case of Webster vs. Reproductive Health Servie that was pending before the Supreme Court.

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    Supreme Court Review

    Case discussed: Webster v. Reproductive Health Services challenges the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. The issue debated is whether the state of Missouri has the right to decide if public monies…

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    Supreme Court Stakeout

    News conference outside the Court on the morning the Webster abortion case is argued.

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    Supreme Court Stakeout

    Live coverage of events outside the U.S. Supreme Court on the morning the Webster v. Reproductive Health Services case is argued. The coverage includes protest demonstrations, arguments…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Sable Communications v. FCC challenges whether “dial-a-porn” services can be banned by Congress. Browning-Ferris v. Kelco disputes the awarding of punitive damages in a…

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    155th Annual Convention

    Speakers gave humorous presentations and answered audience questions. The debate looked at the comparable worth in pay study.

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