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Parental Preferences And Selective Abortion: A Commentary On Roe V. Wade, Doe V. Bolton, And The Shape Of Things To Come, Richard Delgado, Judith Droz Keyes Jan 1974

Parental Preferences And Selective Abortion: A Commentary On Roe V. Wade, Doe V. Bolton, And The Shape Of Things To Come, Richard Delgado, Judith Droz Keyes

Washington University Law Review

One question not addressed by the Supreme Court in Roe or its companion case, Doe v. Bolton, is whether there are other maternal interests or detriments; nor did the Court consider whether, if there are additional interests, they would prove sufficiently compelling to override countervailing state interests. In particular, the Court did not consider whether a decision to abort based on advance knowledge of certain characteristics of the fetus would also be protected by the mother’s right to privacy. The opinions were simply silent on this issue, and the novelty of the questions raised by selective abortion, as well ...


Civil Commitment: Recognition Of Patients’ Right To Treatment, Donaldson V. O’Connor, 493 F.2d 507 (5th Cir. 1974) Jan 1974

Civil Commitment: Recognition Of Patients’ Right To Treatment, Donaldson V. O’Connor, 493 F.2d 507 (5th Cir. 1974)

Washington University Law Review

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