Nearly five decades before a landmark abortion rights decision was leaked to Politico, the Supreme Court’s original ruling in Roe v. Wade was leaked to a cub reporter from Time magazine. In a major breach of court protocol, David C. Beckwith — a recent law school graduate who had worked at Time for about a year — broke the news of the court’s decision hours before it was announced by Justice Harry A. Blackmunon Jan. 22, 1973.