TITLE

PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION AND THE PERILS OF CONSTITUTIONAL COMMON LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Pushaw Jr., Robert J.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2008, p519
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on partial-birth abortion and the perils of constitutional common law in the U.S. It explores aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court case Gonzales versus Carhart and places it in the context of the major abortion decisions. It argues that the case is part of a broader, decades-long movement that has rendered the process and substance of constitutional decision making almost indistinguishable from simple politics.
ACCESSION #
32024817

 

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