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Modern Perspective Of High Courts

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What are some of the views about the modern direction of the high court through any number of issues, such as reproductive rights, criminal justice, or states' rights?

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When the Supreme Court decided its first issue concerning reproductive rights, it took a bold approach. The Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that a woman had a right to terminate her pregnancy until the fetus is deemed capable of living outside the uterus and there are no exceptions to preserving the health and life of the mother. The Supreme Court also held that states have a right to regulate abortion provided that it does not impose an undue burden on the woman's right to abortion. Undue burden includes, but is not limited to, parental notice requirement for minors having ...

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The following posting discusses the views about the modern direction of the high court regarding reproductive rights, criminal justice and states rights. The explanation is given in 367 words.