Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History

Legal Landmarks: Supreme Court Decisions that Changed America
Peter Charles Hoffer delves into the 1973 decision that made abortion legal, spawned controversy, debate, and even violence, and which remains a touchstone for the current "culture wars." KU Law Professor Steve McAllister will introduce Mr. Hoffer. The University of Kansas School of Law is a co-sponsor of this lecture series.
September 19, 2013
06:30 pm
Off Campus, Kansas City Public Library's Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, Mo.
816-701-3407
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