Today in 1989: Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act becomes law

Nov 18, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

22 years ago today, Pennsylvania enacted the Abortion Control Act, the subject of the Supreme Court’s 1992 decision Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

From John Jay to Clarence Thomas: A selective Supreme Court history

Jan 7, 2011 By: Legal Solutions

These 15 Today in Legal History posts from 2010 highlight some of the Supreme Court’s most momentous milestones (and a few merely memorable moments).

Today in 1970: Senate votes to confirm Harry Blackmun

May 12, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

No one could have guessed that, after just three years on the bench, Blackmun would pen the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade.