As one of the most consequential decisions in the history of the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade articulated the right to abortion as a fundamental right. But where did this landmark case originate? 

In Part One of a three-part documentary series, six law professors discuss how and why Roe v. Wade made it to the Supreme Court.

Part Two premieres Wednesday, October 23, 2019. 

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As always, the Federalist Society takes no particular legal or public policy positions. All opinions expressed are those of the speakers.

Featuring:

Prof. Helen M. Alvare, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
https://www.law.gmu.edu/faculty/directory/fulltime/alvare_helen

Prof. David E. Bernstein, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
https://www.law.gmu.edu/faculty/directory/fulltime/bernstein_david

Prof. Robert P. George, Princeton University
https://lapa.princeton.edu/people/robert-p-george

Prof. Linda Greenhouse, Yale Law School
https://law.yale.edu/linda-greenhouse

Prof. Kimberly Mutcherson, Rutgers Law School
https://law.rutgers.edu/directory/view/mutchers

Prof. Teresa Stanton Collett, University of St. Thomas School of Law
https://www.stthomas.edu/law/facultystaff/a-z-index/teresa-stanton-collett.html

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Related Links & Differing Views:

Constitution Daily: “On this day, the Roe v. Wade Decision”
https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/landmark-cases-roe-v-wade

C-SPAN: “Landmark Cases: Roe v. Wade
http://landmarkcases.c-span.org/Case/12/Roe-V-Wade

The Harvard Gazette: “Setting the stage for Roe v. Wade
https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2010/11/setting-the-stage-for-roe-v-wade/

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