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By Prof. Timothy R. Johnson, Jerry Goldman

The country's most sensible criminal newshounds touch upon and research essentially the most very important oral arguments in contemporary court docket background

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1. S. 113 (1973). 2. This quote and those that follow from the November 7, 1991, press conference are from the author’s notes of the event. 44 | a g o o d q ua r r e l question presented 1. Has the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. S. 113 (1973), holding that a woman’s right to choose abortion is a fundamental right protected by the United States Constitution? There was no question 2. ” Indeed, Linda Greenhouse (1992) later wrote, “The strategy that the abortion-rights side brought to the Supreme Court .

Mr. barrett: Let’s say for a moment that you see—here is the courthouse green. The question is, someone comes up, a veteran from another state. ” What about his rights to travel, Your Honor? Let’s say then that someone comes up and they say, “I don’t want my name to be known. ” He can’t assemble then. What about someone that comes up and says, all right, I want to sign— chief justice rehnquist: Whoa—what are the privacy provisions ;)) of the Constitution? One of the enduring hallmarks of Rehnquist’s judicial philosophy is that the Constitution contains no right to privacy whatsoever, regardless of how valuable privacy may be to all.

Cutting to the chase, I suggested that perhaps he felt he had been discriminated against because of the Movement’s minority (ahem) views. He agreed. If he was marching in favor of something less contro- A Workman-like Performance | 25 versial—say, motherhood—the permit, at least in theory, might be less expensive, right? Continuing, I suggested that the fee should be the same whether you’re marching in favor of motherhood, abortion, or gay rights. I did not think that this was a dif‹cult question, but I was taken aback by Barrett’s answer.

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