This is the property of the Daily Journal Corporation and fully protected by copyright. It is made available only to Daily Journal subscribers for personal or collaborative purposes and may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, stored or transferred without written permission. Please click "Reprint" to order presentation-ready copies to distribute to clients or use in commercial marketing materials or for permission to post on a website. and copyright (showing year of publication) at the bottom.
Subscribe to the Daily Journal for access to Daily Appellate Reports, Verdicts, Judicial Profiles and more...

Roe v. Wade

Ruling by

Harry Blackmun

Lower Court

ND Texas

Lower Court Judge

Per Curiam

dissenting Judge(s)

Byron White
William Rehnquist
States cannot prevent a woman from terminating a pregnancy pre-viability, but the State's interest in the potential life becomes compelling after viability such that they may regulate abortion.



Court

USSC

Cite as

2022 DJDAR

Published

Jun. 24, 2022

Filing Date

Jan. 22, 1973

Opinion Type

Opinion

Disposition Type

Affirmed (in part)

Oral Argument

Dec. 13, 1971


To continue reading, please subscribe.
For only $95 a month (the price of 2 article purchases)
Receive unlimited article access and full access to our archives,
Daily Appellate Report, award winning columns, and our
Verdicts and Settlements.
Or
$887 for an entire year!

Already a subscriber?