Washington and Lee Law Review

Articles from Vol. 71, No. 2, Spring

Abortion Distortions
Table of ContentsI. Introduction 1175II. The Abortion Syndrome that Wasn't There 1178A. The Scientific Distortion 1179B. The First Amendment Distortion 1187II. The Abortion that Wasn't There 1194A. The Scientific Distortion 1197B. The First Amendment...
Abortion Exceptionalism and Undue Burden Preemption
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ............. 1048II. The Prevailing Approach ..............1050III. Undue Burden Preemption .......... 1054A. Bodily Integrity ..........1056B. Equal Protection .............. 1059C. Compelled Speech ............1068IV....
A Tribute to Lara D. Gass
Patrick and Anna Bolling*My wife, Anna, and I first met Lara when she crashed our Christmas party during 2L year. She offered to share her bourbon with Anna, and they became fast friends. She was the first person at the law school to make Anna feel welcome...
Beyond Backlash: Legal History, Polarization, and Roe V. Wade
Table of ContentsI. Introduction 970II. Beyond Backlash: Roe and American Politics 975III. The Pro-Life Movement and Reproductive Freedom 981A. Trauma, Abortion, and Unintended Pregnancy 983B. Vulnerable Mothers and Reproductive Choice 987IV. Fetal Rights...
Emergency Contraceptives or "Abortion-Inducing" Drugs? Empowering Women to Make Informed Decisions
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1386II. A Resurgent Abortion Debate.......................................1391III. Factual Basis for Religious Concerns............................1397A....
Exceeding Their Powers: A Critique of Stolt-Nielsen and Manifest Disregard, and a Proposal for Substantive Arbitral Award Review
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ....................1572II. Background: Historic and Contemporary Views of Arbitration and Manifest Disregard.................... 1578A. The Goals and History of Arbitration in the United States ....................1579B....
Friend This: Why Those Damaged during the Facebook IPO Will Recover (Almost) Nothing from NASDAQ
Table of ContentsI. Introduction 1520II. SRO Liability Today 1525A. SROs Within the Present Regulatory Scheme and NASDAQ's Place Within It 1525B. Determining Absolute Immunity 15281. Actions Afforded Absolute Immunity 15302. Actions Denied Absolute Immunity...
How Roe V. Wade Was Written
Let me begin with one sentence that Justice Harry A. Blackmun uttered in 1987: "Roe against Wade* 1 was not such a revolutionary opinion at the time" that it was handed down in January 1973,2 3 and in that statement Justice Blackmun was indisputably...
If the Purpose Fits: The Two Functions of Casey's Purpose Inquiry
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1136II. Casey's Balance: Intermediate Scrutiny.......................1140A. Purpose's First Function: Does the Legislation in Fact Serve a State Interest?...............................1144B....
Innocent Burdens
Table of ContentsI. Introduction 1429II. The Good Samaritan Argument 1431III. The Kill Versus Let Die Objection 1433IV. The Intend to Kill Versus ForeseeDeath Objection 1451V. Conclusion 1466I IntroductionJudith Jarvis Thomson's 1971 article on abortion,...
Justice Lewis F. Powell's Baffling Vote in Roe V. Wade
Table of ContentsI. Introduction: Judge Henry J. Friendly's Abortion Opinion............................................................................925II. Justice Powell's Baffling Vote.........................................928A. Contrary to Expectations..........................................928B....
Keynote Address: Untying the Moral Knot of Abortion
Abortion is commonly identified as one of the most compelling moral issues of our time.1 Politicians and the media describe the debate in dramatic terms, often referring to it as a "war."2 These theatrical descriptions have done a disservice to our public...
Overcoming Barriers to the Protection of Viable Fetuses
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1263II. The Requirement of Deference to Abortion Providers Virtually Ensures the Abortion of Some Viable Fetuses...............................................................1266III....
Previability Abortion and the Pain of the Unborn
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1211II. Fetal Pain and the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban............1213III. Defining Our Terms.......................................................1215A....
Re-Reading Roe V. Wade
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1025IL The Opinion in Roe v. Wade..........................................1026A. Weaknesses..............................................................10261....
Roe, Casey, and Sex-Selection Abortion Bans
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1091II. Sex-Selection Abortion Bans.........................................1094III. Roe and Casey Generally...............................................1098IV....
Roe's Effects on Family Law
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1339II. Roe's Effects on the Parent-Child Relationship...........1342III. Roe's Effects on Marriage and the Spousal Relationship...................................................................1361IV....
The Consequences of Abortion Restrictions for Women's Healthcare
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1318II. The Healthcare Consequences of Abortion Restrictions....................................................................1319A. The Federal "Partial-Birth"...
The Medical Assumption at the Foundation of Roe V. Wade & Its Implications for Women's Health
Table of ContentsI. Introduction.....................................................................829II. The Medical Premise of Roe v. Wade..............................833A. The Impact of Roe and Doe........................................835B. The...
The Role of Enticement in a Violation of a Protection Order
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................................................................1474II. Background....................................................................1480A. Requirements for Obtaining an Order of Protection.................................................................1481B....
Virginia's Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers: The Attempt to Regulate Abortion out of Existence
Table of ContentsI. Introduction 1234II. The Emergence of TRAP in Virginia 1238A. At the General Assembly 1238B. Administrative Process 1240III. Legal Flaws in the Adoption of TRAP 1242A. Statutory and Regulatory Background 1243B. Virginia's Administrative...
Why Strive for Balance in a Roe Symposium?
Those who attended this Symposium disagreed in many ways regarding abortion, but I doubt that anyone disagreed with our title, Roe at 40: The Controversy Continues. A tiny sampling of the public comments made in January 2013, Roe's actual fortieth anniversary,...
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