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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt and the Future of Abortion Restrictions

In Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-274 (June 27, 2016), the Supreme Court struck down two provisions of a Texas law relating to the regulation of abortion clinics in that state. Those provisions required, first, that abortion doctors have admitting privileges … Continue reading

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Justice Anthony Kennedy, United States v. Windsor, and the Concept of Human Dignity

Since the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in 2005, Justice Anthony Kennedy has been the most important swing vote on the Supreme Court, especially in constitutional litigation. Because of this, Supreme Court advocates often attempt to secure his vote … Continue reading

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