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  • 12 Jul 2022
    Photo by Joshua Sukoff on Unsplash
    H. Jefferson Powell

    History, Rights, and Constitutional Law

    The Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overruled Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case recognizing a right to an abortion, and the 1992 Casey decision that reaffirmed Roe. From any human perspective, Dobbs was momentous, but the meaning of a major constitutional law decision reaches beyond its immediate subject. Dobbs thus demands […]

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  • 5 Nov 2019
    Udi Sommer, Aliza Forman-Rabinovici

    Should we brace for change? A new era for worldwide abortion law

    Once again, pro- and anti-abortion advocates are clashing across the United States. Will reigniting this conflict over defining moral issues spill over to influence abortion policy worldwide? Producing Reproductive Rights looks at the players around the globe who are both taking cues from this debate, as well as trying to influence it in their own […]

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  • 8 Jul 2013
    Michael J. Perry

    Into the Intro: Human Rights in the Constitutional Law of the United States

    Texas reached a milestone this June as the state executed its 500th death-row inmate since 1976. The same week, the gay rights community celebrated a major victory after the Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. The debates are far from over.

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  • 26 Aug 2008
    Hadley Arkes

    Hadley Arkes and the Born Alive Infant Protection Act

    We were seeking, in part, also to begin a conversation with people on the other side.

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