Tort Law Scholars Amicus Brief


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  • Amici are scholars with expertise on causation in constitutional and tort law.

  • Signers argue that the Fifth Circuit was wrong to claim that clinic shutdowns in Louisiana were the result of the doctors’ efforts to obtain admitting privileges.

  • The Fifth Circuit’s decision does not comport with traditional causation principles from tort law.

  • The Fifth Circuit’s decision is also inconsistent with the Supreme Court’s approach to causation in Whole Woman’s Health and Casey.

  • Milbank LLP is pro bono counsel.

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