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The Abortion Closet (with a Note on Rules and Standards)

7 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last revised: 13 Sep 2017

David Pozen

Columbia Law School

Abstract

This brief essay responds to Carol Sanger's book "About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First Century America." It draws out some implications of Sanger's arguments concerning abortion secrecy, abortion discourse, and the use of standards in constitutional abortion law.

Keywords: abortion, the closet, rules and standards, Roe, Casey

Suggested Citation

Pozen, David, The Abortion Closet (with a Note on Rules and Standards). Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 35, pp. 161-166, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2994098

David E. Pozen (Contact Author)

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