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Friday, January 22, 2010

Roe v. Wade decided
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On January 22, 1973, the US Supreme Court handed down its split decision in Roe v. Wade, liberalizing abortion.

Sarah Weddington, attorney for Roe

Listen to the oral arguments from the Oyez Supreme Court multimedia project at Northwestern University and read the Justices' Opinions.

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