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In this documentary, six law professors discuss how and why Roe v. Wade made it to the Supreme Court, the legal foundations for the case, and its impact on the American legal system.

As one of the most consequential decisions in the history of the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade articulated the right to abortion as a fundamental right. Though it is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution, the concept of a fundamental right to privacy played a key role in the arguments. Where did this landmark case originate, why was the opinion framed the way it was, and how did the Supreme Court advance from the right to privacy to the right to abortion.

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