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Roe v. Wade at 39 - An Interview With Sarah Weddington

Martha Burk | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

The case was argued by a 27-year-old female lawyer from Texas -- Sarah Weddington. Female lawyers were so rare in those days that the Supreme Court lawyers' lounge didn't even have a ladies room. There were no female judges. Weddington faced a wall of older men.

Lawyer Who Argued Roe v. Wade Laid Off From The University Of Texas

Posted 06.26.2011 | College

The lawyer who successfully argued Roe v. Wade and went on to become a professor at the University of Texas has been laid off from the school, the Dai...