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Case Thoughts: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is the first abortion case before the Supreme Court in more than 20 years (the last was Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey in 1992). The question here is whether a 2013 Texas law known as HB2 places an “undue” burden on a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion.

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Thoughts on the Supreme Court case Zubik v. Burwell

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One of the most closely watched cases of the 2015-16 term, Zubik is the latest (the Supreme Court ruled on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby in 2014) battle between religious liberty and the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. Zubik is a consolidated case for seven legal challenges that involve religious nonprofit corporations objecting to the government’s accommodation to the mandate.

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21 Quotes to Remember Justice Antonin Scalia

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at the age of 79 on a visit to a ranch in Texas. He was considered to be one of the most outspoken and controversial Justices. Here are 21 quotes that Justice Scalia has said throughout his term on the SupremeCourt.

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