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Released: 30-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Public Health Falls Victim to Climate Change in Wake of U.S. Supreme Court Decision
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

For climate change, June 2022 has been a busy month. It brought unprecedented flooding in Yellowstone National Park, a severe heat wave with life threatening temperatures in the southwestern U.S. and wildfires, which destroyed lives as well as property across the country.

Released: 30-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Abortion, defined as the termination of pregnancy, can be necessary to save a woman’s life
Newswise

Contrary to claims made online, certain medical conditions may require the termination of a pregnancy to avoid fatal complications for the mother.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 3:20 PM EDT
What the Roe v. Wade Decision Means to Activists on Both Sides
University of Miami

The 5-4 ruling, handed down on June 24, is a major setback for women’s reproductive rights, some legal scholars say. But anti-abortion activists and some religious groups applauded the historic decision.

Released: 28-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Rollback of Roe V Wade Threatens Women’s Health
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Speaking on behalf of the American Thoracic Society, ATS President Gregory Downey, MD, ATSF, issued a statement in response to the historic Supreme Court decision to roll back Roe v Wade:

27-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Commentary urgently calls on hospitalists to address inpatients’ contraceptive needs
American College of Physicians (ACP)

The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court gives new urgency to considering women’s contraceptive needs in all interactions with the health care system. A new commentary from Eileen Barrett, MD, Albuquerque, New Mexico calls on hospitalists to offer contraceptive counseling to patients of childbearing age regardless of reason for hospitalization. The editorial is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Released: 27-Jun-2022 1:45 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on SCOTUS decisions, including the overturn of Roe v. Wade
Newswise

The latest expert commentary and research on SCOTUS decisions, including the overturn of Roe v. Wade

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Released: 22-Jun-2022 3:25 PM EDT
WashU Expert: SCOTUS ruling hints at why religious freedom means living with views we don’t like
Washington University in St. Louis

While the ruling in the Maine case is unsurprising giving the court’s recent decisions around freedom of religion, some of the rhetoric around the case misrepresents the role of constitutional protections for religion in a pluralistic society, said John Inazu, expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis.

Newswise: The Voting Rights Act Increased Racial Economic Equality That’s Now Diminishing
Released: 17-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT
The Voting Rights Act Increased Racial Economic Equality That’s Now Diminishing
University of California San Diego

As many state legislatures consider weakening voter protections and Congress debates new voting rights laws, recent research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that the 1965 Voting Rights Act contributed to improvements of the economic status of Blacks. Conversely, after the Supreme Court rendered the Voting Rights Act ineffective in 2013, it led to economic disenfranchisement for Black families that continues to persist.

Newswise: Poll shows abortion ruling leak did little to change Americans’ voting intentions
Released: 13-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Poll shows abortion ruling leak did little to change Americans’ voting intentions
Washington University in St. Louis

The forthcoming study conducted by researchers at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis and UCLA shows abortion ruling leak did little to change Americans’ voting intentions.

Newswise: Without Roe v. Wade, Millions Will Travel Farther for Abortion Care
Released: 11-May-2022 3:45 PM EDT
Without Roe v. Wade, Millions Will Travel Farther for Abortion Care
University of Utah

The median distance to a clinic would increase from 40 miles to 113.5 miles. State-level legislation “abortion care deserts” that will disproportionally effect women of color and the impoverished. Large swathes of the country would experience a 100-fold increase in distance to care, particularly in the South, Midwest and Intermountain West.

Released: 9-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
With Leak of the Roe v. Wade Draft Decision, “First time in history that we are restricting a right.”
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The potential for overturning Roe v. Wade has widespread implications for not only women’s health and privacy but also for how companies do business and provide for their employees.

Released: 3-May-2022 5:10 PM EDT
Supreme Court leaked abortion draft: U-M experts can comment on political, health effects
University of Michigan

The U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged a leaked draft opinion on Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 court decision that granted federal protection of abortion rights. The University of Michigan has experts who can weigh in on the potential decision, which is expected to be formally announced before the term ends this summer.

Released: 3-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court
Newswise

Are you looking for expert commentary on the leaked opinion draft that appears to overturn Roe v. Wade? Newswise has you covered! Below are some of the latest headlines that have been added to the U.S. Supreme Court channel on Newswise.

Released: 3-May-2022 1:00 PM EDT
Final Anderson Seminar to Explore Legal Mechanism of Texas S.B.8, and Copycat Laws Designed to Skirt Judicial Review
Albany Law School

The final Warren M. Anderson Seminar of 2022 will focus on a growing wave of state laws designed to target constitutional rights while limiting judicial review. The United States Supreme Court left the first of these kinds of laws – Texas S.B.8, an anti-abortion statute – in place last December. Now, the legal mechanism S.B.8 used to avoid early judicial review can and may be applied to a wide range of individual rights and areas subject to federal preemption. The Government Law Center at Albany Law School will host the virtual seminar, “Designing Statutes to Evade Judicial Review: The Future After Texas' S.B.8,” on Tuesday, May 17 from noon-1 p.m.


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