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It is undisputed that at common law , abortion performed before " quickening " -
the first recognizable movement of the fetus in utero , appearing usually from the
16th to the 18th week of pregnancy - was not an indictable offense ... Christian ...
England's first criminal abortion statute , Lord Ellenborough's Act , 43 Geo . 3 , c .
58 , came in 1803. It made abortion of a quick fetus , $ 1 , a capital crime , but in $
2 it provided lesser penalities for the felony of abortion before quickening , and ...
At its meeting in February 1972 the ABA House of Delegates approved , with 17
opposing votes , the Uniform Abortion Act . ... We set forth the Act in full in the
margin.40 VII Three reasons have been advanced to explain historically the ...
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The constitutional rights of women: cases in law and social changeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Goldstein provides a legal casebook examining women's constitutional rights as determined by U.S. Supreme Court decisions. This revised and updated edition of her 1979 work contains cases through the ... Read full review
Substantive Due Process
Introduction to the Equal Protection Clause
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