Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), is a landmark decision by the United States
Supreme Court ... 1 Background. 1.1 History of abortion ... Background. History of
Historical Background. Since the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, the
legal, moral, and political controversy surrounding the abortion issue has ...
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Facts, issue, holding, and rule of law in the landmark case of Roe v. Wade –
Case Brief Summary.
Facts of the case. Roe, a Texas resident, sought to terminate her pregnancy by
abortion. Texas law prohibited abortions except to save the pregnant woman's
Roe v. Wade (1973) ruled unconstitutional a state law that banned abortions
except ... Though by no means the Supreme Court's most important decision,
Dec 17, 2004 ... Background: Roe v. Wade was a class action suit that started in the Texas courts
in March 1970. It was brought by Sarah Weddington, a law ...
On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Roe v.
Wade, a challenge to a. Texas statute that made it a crime to perform an abortion
Find out the basic facts about the decision and what it really says. ... Roe v. Wade
is the historic Supreme Court decision overturning a Texas interpretation of ...
Facts. Texas statutes made it a crime to procure or attempt an abortion except
when medically advised for the purpose of saving the life of the mother. Appellant