Amici are constitutional law scholars.
The brief argues that the right to abortion is well grounded in the Constitution under the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause and rejecting a Due Process right to abortion would upend other Due Process rights.
Amici argue that stare decisis requires the Court to uphold precedent establishing the right to pre-viability abortion, which is non-arbitrary, workable, and constitutionally principled.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pro bono counsel.
This brief was one of over 50 amicus briefs filed supporting this Supreme Court case, which challenges Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. For more information on the case, go to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.