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A Medical-Legal Dilemma: When Can "Inappropriate" Nutrition And Hydration Be Removed In Indiana?, Kathleen M. Anderson Jan 1992

A Medical-Legal Dilemma: When Can "Inappropriate" Nutrition And Hydration Be Removed In Indiana?, Kathleen M. Anderson

Indiana Law Journal

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The "Gag Rule" Revisited: Physicians As Abortion Gatekeepers, Maxwell Gregg Bloche Jan 1992

The "Gag Rule" Revisited: Physicians As Abortion Gatekeepers, Maxwell Gregg Bloche

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

To the surprise of many and the dismay of some, the U.S. Supreme Court took it upon itself last term to proclaim a national compromise on the question of abortion. The Court's announced truce, an elaboration on Justice O'Connor's "undue burden" idea, is pragmatic in design but unlikely to prove stable in practice. The three justices who spoke for the Court disparaged Roe with reluctant praise, then upheld its outer shell on the ground that social expectations and the need to sustain the appearance of the rule of law made it impolitic to do otherwise. This ...