Norma McCorvey
#17384 Overall Influence

Norma McCorvey

Plaintiff in Roe v. Wade


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Norma Leah Nelson McCorvey , better known by the generic legal pseudonym “Jane Roe”, was the plaintiff in the landmark American legal case Roe v. Wade in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1973 that individual state laws banning abortion were unconstitutional.

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