Pregnancy, Equality, and U.S. Constitutional Law

27 Pages Posted: 1 Nov 2009 Last revised: 26 Jan 2010

Jennifer S. Hendricks

University of Colorado Law School

Date Written: November 1, 2009

Abstract

This chapter will be part of a collection on international feminist constitutionalism, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. The chapter proposes a feminist theory of reproductive freedom grounded in U.S. Supreme Court precedent and applies the theory to abortion rights and to parental rights in the context of surrogacy agreements.

Keywords: reproductive rights, abortion, surrogacy, parental rights, equal protection, equality, feminism

Suggested Citation

Hendricks, Jennifer S., Pregnancy, Equality, and U.S. Constitutional Law (November 1, 2009). University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 87. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1498084 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1498084

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