Webster Decision


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A landmark decision by the US Supreme Court in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services that upheld the rights of states to regulate some aspects of abortions
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The first set of bills introduced in states after the Webster decision had to do with parental involvement and women's right to know.
Hence, after the Webster decision pro-life sentiment was slightly higher among males than females.
After the Webster decision in 1989 and the Casey decision in 1992, the mean scale score declined among the 19, 21, 24, and 25-year-olds and increased among the 18, 20, and 22-year-olds (the greatest increase was among the 22-year-olds).
No reliable evidence exists that the Court affected intergroup attitudes toward abortion with its Webster decision, however, because no postdecision coefficient is significantly different from zero.
8 We follow Franklin and Kosaki (1989) in this respect because, if we did not distinguish between those who heard of the Webster decision and those who did not, then we would be left to answer the same questions, namely, "How do we sort out the impact of the decision from the spurious influence of other factors?
With the Webster decision shifting the focus of power from the Supreme Court to the state hall, abortion persists as one of the most decisive domestic-election issues of the 1990s, one that apparently decided more campaigns in 1990 than did any other.
It is the lack of any analysis or alternative approach that makes the Webster decision so disturbing and political reaction to it inevitable.
14) Paragraphs 8 to 36 of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Webster Decision, 30 January 2008.
16) Paragraph 63 of The Court of Arbitration for Sport, The Webster Decision, 30 January 2008.
Based on the Webster decision, only one criterion applies in determining the extent of compensation in the case of any unilateral termination of a player's employment contract prematurely: the time remaining on the existing contract.
In the 1989 Webster decision, the Supreme Court upheld the Missouri statute that barred the use of public facilities for abortion when the mother's life was not at stake.
We have seen how different the awards in a unilateral breach case can be in the Matuzalem and Webster decisions (48).