Amici are independent human rights experts appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council, including Special Rapporteurs and members of the UN Working Group on discrimination against women and girls.
The brief explains how international human rights law protects abortion access and how human rights law should guide the Court in this case.
The brief argues that the United States would contradict its international human right obligations by overturning its established constitutional protections for abortion access.
Withers Bergman 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.