Norma Leah Nelson McCorvey, also known by the pseudonym "Jane Roe", was the plaintiff in the landmark American legal case Roe v. Wade in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1973 that individual state laws banning abortion were unconstitutional.
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Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973 when S.C.O.T.U.S. handed down the Roe v. Wade decision.
Henry Menasco Wade was an American lawyer who served as district attorney of Dallas County from 1951 to 1987. He was the named defendant in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing abortion, Roe v. Wade.
U.S. Supreme Court 2022
Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2022 when S.C.O.T.U.S handed down the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision.
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