Saturday, January 11, 2014
Only a Matter of Time Before Supreme Court Tackles a Major Abortion Question
SCOTUS blog: SCOTUS For Law Students (sponsored by Bloomberg Law): Abortion's Time is Coming, by Stephen Wermiel:
Noticeably absent from the Supreme Court’s line-up of high-profile decisions in recent Terms is the issue of abortion. Presumably it is just a matter of time.
When the Court decides to tackle a major abortion question and what the Justices ultimately say about the subject should be important to law students in a wide range of courses, from basic constitutional law to advanced civil liberties seminars to gender-based classes. The status and scope of the right to abortion may hang in the balance. . . .