A Supreme Court scholar untangles the ideas that undergird the historic ruling overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion.
In 1983, a constitutional referendum outlawed abortion in Ireland. In 2018, another referendum repealed the ban and legalized abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. What happened?
State supreme courts have a relatively low profile in the US. That’s going to change now that they will be under political pressure to decide whether abortion is protected in state constitutions.
Pauli Murray, the first Black woman to be ordained by the Episcopal Church, was an advocate for women’s rights and racial justice.
A new study reveals a reliable pathway to make U.S. courtrooms – and senior-level positions – more diverse.
Feeding insects instead of grain to animals is an inexpensive, sustainable way to increase the world food supply. An animal scientist explains what’s involved in developing insect feed for cattle.
Despite being the subject of criticism and negative news, business schools do a lot of good for society, a veteran business professor explains in a new book.
On the horizon: A new omicron-focused version of the Moderna vaccine that may offer longer protection and a stronger immune response.
As crops fail in the rising heat, men are leaving many rural areas for migrant work in cities. Women are left to tend to the farming in increasingly dangerous conditions.
The Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, issued a ruling that overturned decades of constitutional abortion rights for women in the US. Scholars explain the significance of the decision.
Higher Social Security benefits can significantly reduce the odds of an older person’s being food insecure.
By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.
The Earth has had at least five major ice ages, and humans showed up in time for the most recent one. In fact, we’re still in it.
After years of gridlock, Congress passed significant gun control legislation for the first time in the last 30 years.
Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.
President Joe Biden has urged lawmakers to act over abortion rights following the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. But is there a route to legislation?
The Supreme Court has found protections for people’s privacy in several constitutional amendments – and used it as a basis for some pretty fundamental protections.
Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. Now that abortion may become illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.
Congress has pushed through its first gun control legislation in 30 years. Included in the legislation is a provision to expand a firearm ban to dating partners accused of domestic violence.
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