Nevertheless She Persisted: Comparing Roe v. Wade’s Two Oral Arguments
Christopher, Catherine Martin
Offers a comprehensive analysis and critique of the two oral arguments in Roe. The article first analyzes the oral arguments pragmatically, undertaking a scholarly investigation of the arguments to investigate their impact on the majority opinion. Next, the article proceeds theoretically, engaging in a feminist legal theory analysis to assess how the Roe arguments were both a product of their time and shaped feminist legal theory going forward.