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Constitutional Law

Selected Works

2013

Abortion

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The Rule Of Law And The Law Of Precedents, Daniel A. Farber Sep 2013

The Rule Of Law And The Law Of Precedents, Daniel A. Farber

Daniel A Farber

No abstract provided.


On Death And Dworkin: A Critique Of His Theory Of Inviolability, Richard Stith Sep 2013

On Death And Dworkin: A Critique Of His Theory Of Inviolability, Richard Stith

Richard Stith

No abstract provided.


La Vida Considerada Como Cosa: Un Error Norteamericano Fundamental, Richard Stith Apr 2013

La Vida Considerada Como Cosa: Un Error Norteamericano Fundamental, Richard Stith

Richard Stith

El autor explica un error fundamental que puede subyacer a la aprobación, por el Tribunal Supremo norteamericano en el año 2000, del aborto durante el parto. Este error consiste en concebir la vida física como una mera cosa, como algo que puede existir sin que haya un ser humano que la viva. En cuanto al aborto, el error radica en la confusión entre desarrollo y construcción (del feto), confusión debida en parte a ciertas creencias medievales ya superadas por la ciencia moderna. En la segunda mitad del artículo, el autor sostiene que un error semejante puede proporcionar fácilmente un argumento ...


Location And Life: How Stenberg V. Carhart Undercut Roe V. Wade, Richard Stith Apr 2013

Location And Life: How Stenberg V. Carhart Undercut Roe V. Wade, Richard Stith

Richard Stith

No abstract provided.


Deadly Dicta: Roe’S “Unwanted Motherhood”, Gonzales’S “Women’S Regret” And The Shifting Narrative Of Abortion Jurisprudence, Stacy A. Scaldo Mar 2013

Deadly Dicta: Roe’S “Unwanted Motherhood”, Gonzales’S “Women’S Regret” And The Shifting Narrative Of Abortion Jurisprudence, Stacy A. Scaldo

Stacy A Scaldo

For thirty-four years, the narrative of Supreme Court jurisprudence on the issue of abortion was firmly focused on the pregnant woman. From the initial finding that the right to an abortion stemmed from a constitutional right to privacy[1], through the test applied and refined to determine when that right was abridged[2], to the striking of statutes found to over-regulate that right[3], the conversation from the Court’s perspective maintained a singular focus. Pro-life arguments focusing on the fetus as the equal or greater party of interest were systematically pushed aside by the Court.[4] The consequences of ...


Valuing Intrauterine Life, Samuel W. Calhoun Jan 2013

Valuing Intrauterine Life, Samuel W. Calhoun

Samuel W. Calhoun

No abstract provided.


Is It Possible To Take Both Fetal Life And Women Seriously? Professor Laurence Tribe And His Reviewers, Samuel W. Calhoun, Andrea E. Sexton Jan 2013

Is It Possible To Take Both Fetal Life And Women Seriously? Professor Laurence Tribe And His Reviewers, Samuel W. Calhoun, Andrea E. Sexton

Samuel W. Calhoun

No abstract provided.