Roe v. Wade by Susan Tyler Hitchcock
  

Roe v. Wade

Written by Susan Tyler Hitchcock
Illustrated by

RRP £31.95

Synopsis

Roe v. Wade by Susan Tyler Hitchcock

When a young Dallas woman - known publicly as Jane Roe - was denied the right to terminate her pregnancy, she found a lawyer who would take her case all the way to the Supreme Court. Roe's lawyer charged that the Texas law that made having or performing an abortion a criminal act violated the First, Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, and Fourteenth Amendments. In 1973, after four years in the court system, Roe's case was decided. According to Justice Harry Blackmun, The right of privacy, whether it be founded in the Fourteenth Amendment's concept of personal liberty and restrictions on state action...or...in the Ninth Amendment's reservation of rights to the people, is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision to terminate her pregnancy. Thus, all state laws outlawing abortion were overturned. Perhaps the Court's most controversial case, 410 U.S. 113 continues to incite debate, fuel emotions, and influence political campaigns and elections. Roe v. Wade offers a comprehensive history of this polemical decision, supplementing lucidly written text with full-color photographs, detailed footnotes, biographies, and more.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Susan Tyler Hitchcock
More books by Susan Tyler Hitchcock

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

1st November 2006

ISBN

9780791092392


You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools