Analysis of the Constitutionality of the Nebraska Abortion Statute, An
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INTRODUCTION|When individual rights and state interests collide resulting tremors may span the nation, but in the end the competing interests usually must compromise. This compromise is more difficult to achieve when it remains unclear what the individual rights are and where the state's interests lie. |The 1973 session of the Nebraska Legislature faced these problems as it developed a new abortion law in the wake of two United States Supreme Court decisions invalidating the abortion laws of Georgia and Texas. In Roe v. Wade, and Doe v. Bolto the Court recognized the right of a pregnant woman to decide for herself whether to terminate her pregnancy. But at the same time the Court also recognized certain legitimate state interests in regulating that decision...
7 Creighton L. Rev. 27 (1973-1974)
Creighton University School of Law