Roe vs Wade

Dayanara Mayren and Cassey Rodriguez

Plaintiffs

Roe (a single pregnant woman) Hallford (A doctor who violated the state abortion laws of Texas) and her lawyer, Sarah Weddington. Sarah was a law student and she was on the behalf of Roe.
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Defendant

District Attorney Wade
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Information of the Case

Jane Roe a single pregnant woman brought up a law suit challenging the abortion laws in Texas because she wanted an abortion but didn't have enough money to get it done illegally.

Trial proceedings and final ruling of the case.

Roe and Hallford won their lawsuits at the trial declaring that the Texas state abortion laws were unconstitutional.

Significance of the case in the United States legal and social arenas today

This case changed the Texas abortion laws and made it legal for women to have abortions.