Mersky, Roy M.; Duffy, Jill (Compilers). Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States: Griswold v. Connecticut. Littleton: F.B. Rothman, 2001. 1 volume (various pagings). Hardcover. New. $125. * The decision in the Griswold case laid the foundation for Roe v. Wade by guaranteeing a woman's constitutional right to privacy. The decision in Griswold overturned an 1879 Connecticut Statute that made it illegal to distribute contraceptives to married persons. Includes coverage on the lower court decision, briefs by the parties, briefs by the Amici Curiae, oral arguments, Supreme Court ruling, with a selected bibliography.
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