Before Roe V. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling

Before Roe V. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling

by Linda Greenhouse, Reva B. Siegel

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ISBN-13: 9780615648217
Publisher: Yale Law Library
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 426,772
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Linda Greenhouse began covering the Supreme Court for The New York Times in 1978. With the exception of two years during the mid-1980's, during which she covered Congress, she served as the paper's regular Supreme Court correspondent until 2008. Previously, she covered local and state government and politics for the Times in New York, and was chief of the newspaper's legislative bureau in Albany. She has appeared as a Washington Week panelist since 1980.

She is a graduate of Radcliffe College, where she currently serves on the advisory committee to the Schlesinger Library on the History of American Women. She earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School, and has several honorary degrees.

For her coverage of the Court, she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (beat reporting) in 1998. In 2004, she received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

Reva Siegel is Deputy Dean and the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale University.  Her publications include The Constitution in 2020 (edited with Jack Balkin, 2009); Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking (with Brest, Levinson, Balkin & Amar, 2006) and Directions in Sexual Harassment Law (edited with Catharine A. MacKinnon, 2004). Professor Siegel received her B.A., M.Phil, and J.D. from Yale University, clerked for Judge Spottswood Robinson on the D.C. Circuit, and began teaching at the University of California at Berkeley. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts andSciences, and is active in the American Society for Legal History, the American Association of Law Schools, the American Constitution Society, in the national organization and as faculty advisor of Yale’s chapter.

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