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Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several publications in reaction to the state of Mississippi's opening brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization filed on July [...]

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Statement on the Passing of Maria de Lourdes Silva Pimentel

Pimentel was the client in Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil--the first-ever maternal mortality case decided by an international human rights body.

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Mississippi Abortion Ban Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court Poses a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will defend the right to abortion at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

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Mississippi abortion clinic asks Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade

The Center is representing Mississippi’s only abortion clinic in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in which the Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of pre-viability abortion bans. CNN quoted Center lawyer Julie Rikelman from [...]

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The Fate of Roe v. Wade May Rest on This Woman’s Shoulders

This piece in Time Magazine profiles the Center's Julie Rikelman, head of U.S. litigation, who will appear before the Supreme Court on December 1 to present arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Rikelman, [...]

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Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade card link

Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will return to the United States Supreme Court next term to defend the right to abortion, a right recognized in Roe v. Wade.

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Supreme Court Urged to Reject Mississippi’s Attack on Roe v. Wade

Multiple sources reported on the Center’s response brief—filed today—in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case that challenges Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. ABC News quoted Nancy Northup, the President and CEO of the Center, which is representing Jackson Women’s [...]

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Amicus Briefs: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

A broad range of experts and those most impacted by abortion restrictions have filed amicus briefs (“friend of the court” briefs) urging the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban in Dobbs [...]

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Braid v. Stilley: Complaint for Interpleader and Declaratory Judgment

Braid v. Stilley: Complaint for Interpleader and Declaratory Judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 10.05.21

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American Bar Association Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amicus is the American Bar Association, the largest voluntary association of attorneys and legal professionals in the world. The brief explains that, if granted, Mississippi’s request that the Court overturn Roe v. Wade would severely [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Paxton: Ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

This ruling upheld a Texas ban on the standard procedure for abortion care after about 14-15 weeks. Read the full opinion here: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (En Banc) Ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. [...]

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

This article in the New York Times discusses the Supreme Court's annuncement in a Center for Reproductive Rights case to hear Mississippi's appeal to a ircuit Court decision throwing out the state's law banning most [...]

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Ban Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

5.17.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Mississippi’s request to review a case challenging the state’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. These kind of bans on abortion prior to [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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