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Author Forsythe, Clarke D., 1958- author

Title Abuse of discretion : the inside story of Roe volume Wade / Clarke D. Forsythe
Edition First American edition
Published New York : Encounter Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (1 online resource (494 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The road to Roe : inside the Supreme Court -- The road to Roe : taking abortion into the courts -- The red flags the justices ignored : the embarrassing arguments in the abortion cases -- The abrupt expansion to viability (and beyond) -- The medical myth that drove the outcome in Roe (and its continuing impact) -- The American experience the justices overlooked -- The public health vacuum the justices created -- Detrimental reliance : the international data on the risks to women -- The costs of schizophrenia -- The public is not "polarized" over abortion : what most Americans can agree on -- Has Roe solved the problems it was supposed to solve for women? -- What will happen on the day after Roe?
Notes "New revelations from the justices' papers"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-468) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Roe, Jane, 1947-2017 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Wade, Henry -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Abortion -- Government policy -- United States.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Trials (Abortion) -- United States.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1594036934
9781594036934 (e-book)