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Federal court uses Supreme Court opinion to uphold Arkansas abortion restrictions
A panel of federal judges used a recent Supreme Court opinion to uphold Arkansas abortion restrictions Friday.The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld the regulations by deferring to Justice Roberts' concurring opinion in the recentl (More)
Mexico Supreme Court refuses to uphold injunction decriminalizing abortion in Veracruz
The Supreme Court of Mexico has ruled against an injunction that would have granted abortion rights in the Mexican state of Veracruz.The injunction issued last year by a local judge in Veracruz had decriminalized the termination of pregnancy in t (More)
Understanding John Roberts: A Conservative Institutionalist Concerned with Durability of the Law and Respect for the Court
Many practitioners, to say nothing of members of the press, recently have come to ask: "What's up with John Roberts? Has he become a liberal?" This, of course, started with National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, where the Chief Just (More)
Federal judge grants injunction over Tennessee 'heartbeat' abortion ban
A US federal judge for the Middle District of Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction blocking parts of Tennessee's so-called "heartbeat" abortion ban on Friday.The ban, signed into law by Tennessee governor Bill Lee on July 13, would ban abort (More)
PERSONHOOD: A Story of Reproductive Rights and Pregnancy Policing
“Personhood” laws seek to classify fetuses as “persons” and grant them full legal protection under the US Constitution. These laws purport to protect the rights of a pregnant person, should they be involved in any sort of incident that terminates the (More)
Federal judge strikes down Georgia anti-abortion law
US District Judge Steven Jones on Monday struck down Georgia's latest anti-abortion law as unconstitutional.The Georgia General Assembly approved House Bill 481, also known as the Living Infant Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, in March 2019. HB (More)
US District Judge blocks Tennessee heartbeat abortion ban shortly after governor signs it into law
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed an abortion ban on Monday that was quickly blocked by a temporary restraining order issued from the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.The plaintiffs in Memphis Center for Reproductive Health (More)
Federal court rules FDA must suspend physical visit restriction on early abortion medication
The US District Court for the District of Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Monday that temporarily stops the US Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) from restricting access to mifepristone, an early abortion medication. The FDA had previously (More)
Uighur Crisis Highlights Flawed Structure of UN Security Council
One crucial aspect of international law is failing the Uighurs and it is the structure of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The persecution of the Uighurs is just one example of a State-committed human rights abuse that led to little preven (More)
Deprived of Voice or Home: Disability Rights Under National and International Law in Hungary
In 2007, Hungary ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), a wide-ranging and forward-thinking treaty designed to advance the human rights of those with disabilities. This reflected on the international level what Hun (More)
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