Actual Supreme court Cases

Actual Supreme court Cases

A pregnant single woman (Roe) brought a class action challenging the constitutionality of the Texas criminal abortion laws, which proscribe procuring or attempting an abortion except on medical advice for the purpose of saving the mother’s life. A 3 judge District Court declared the abortion statutes void as vague and over broadly infringing those plaintiffs’ 9th and 14th Amendment rights. (U.S. Supreme Court, Roe et al. v Wade, District Attorney, 1973