Roy Lucas

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1941 –

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Who is Roy Lucas?

Roy Lucas was an American lawyer and abortion rights activist, known for drafting a law review that laid the theoretical background behind the principles articulated in Roe v. Wade.

Lucas established the James Madison Constitutional Law Institute to work for women's abortion rights, and was instrumental in numerous abortion rights cases in the 1960s and 1970s, including Roe v. Wade. After 1986, he focused primarily on art, painting and writing about art.

He died of a heart attack in November, 2003.

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Born
Nov 27, 1941
Education
  • New York University School of Law
Died
Dec 31, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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