A large gap exists between CEDAW and constitutional protections of gender equality. CEDAW should be adopted in recognition of this gap, not by obscuring it.
The religious case for reproductive rights—that such a religious decision demands individual autonomy—should not be forgotten by pro-choice advocates.
While some presume that judicial review displaces democratic process, Roe and Carhart illustrate that judicial review can enhance it.
McCorvey revealed a central feature of the anti-choice strategy: the claim that abortion harms women. To combat this, we need to think less like lawyers.
The right, rather than permission, to be a lesbian and to have an abortion is nonnegotiable in the pursuit of sexual justice.
The right to abortion is weaker when it comes through a right to privacy (as in the US) than through the right to health (as in international law).
Other Issues in this Volume
- Climate-Induced Community Relocations: Creating an Adaptive Governance Framework Based in Human Rights Doctrine
- Inadequate Discipline: Challenging Zero Tolerance Policies as Violating State Constitution Education Clauses
- Juvenile Life without Parole: An Antidote to Congress's One-Way Criminal Law Ratchet