What is Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion access case?
May 4, 2022
A leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests the country's highest court could be poised to overturn the constitutional right to abortion, allowing individual states to more heavily regulate or even ban the procedure.
WHAT DOES 'ROE V. WADE' REFER TO?
Roe v. Wade is the name of the lawsuit that led to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion in the United States. The majority opinion found an absolute right to abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy.
WHO WERE ROE AND WADE?
Jane Roe was a pseudonym for Norma McCorvey,...