Bell Ringer: Landmark Cases: Roe v. Wade - The First Conference
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Clarke Forsythe and Melissa Murray talked about the first conference following the oral arguments and the decision to rehear the case. (4 mins)
- Clarke Forsythe, Senior Counsel, Americans United for Life
- Melissa Murray, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Bell Ringer Assignment
- Explain the frustration that developed among the Justices during the first conference following the hearing of Roe v. Wade.
- Why did the case end up being reargued? Describe the reactions of the Justices to it being reargued.