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Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

July 20, 2022

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

Bybee Discusses the Released Dobbs Decision on Legal Talk Network

June 30, 2022

Keith Bybee, professor of political science, reviewed the released Dobbs decision on Legal Talk Network. 

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

June 15, 2022

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

Bybee and Gadarian Talk to WAER About the Implications of the Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

May 19, 2022

Professors Keith Bybee and Shana Gadarian were featured in the WAER piece, "SU Professors weigh in on institutional, privacy implications of leaked Supreme Court draft opinion."

Gadarian Discusses the Senate-Blocked Women's Health Protection Act in France 24 Article

May 12, 2022

Professor Shana Gadarian was quoted in the France 24 article, "US Republicans block Senate bill to protect access to abortion" and AFP article, "U.S. abortion ruling roils midterm election campaign."

Shana Gadarian Quoted in USA Today Piece on Texas Abortion Law, Republicans

September 11, 2021
The Texas law includes a provision in which private citizens can sue abortion providers and anyone involved in "aiding and abetting" abortions, including someone driving a person to an abortion clinic. Gadarian, professor of political science, says this kind of very extreme ban, even amonst Republicans is not very popular.

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