“The Problems With The US’s Supreme Court”

By Alex B. The overturning of Roe v Wade on the 9th of May 2022 highlighted a major problem the US constitution has in protecting the rights of its citizens, a feature which it looked to guarantee in its codification 1789. The key issue is the process of appointment for new Supreme court judges, whichContinue reading ““The Problems With The US’s Supreme Court””

“The Beginning Of The End”

By Danny Moran Upon the ruling of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade [1973], and subsequently Planned Parenthood v. Casey [1992], Clarence Thomas (an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States) has called on the court to overrule three key civil rights rulings including: Griswold v Connecticut [1965], LawrenceContinue reading ““The Beginning Of The End””

Reflections On A Supreme Court Remedy: Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organisation

Opinions Presented: “The Beginning Of The End” – Danny Moran “The Problems With The US’s Supreme Court” – Alex Buchanan “A Constitutional Game of Whodunnit?” – Ivan Ampiah “Is There A Constitutional Right To Abortion?” – Grey Godsal

Is there a constitutional right to abortion?

By Grey G. Well, the current Supreme Court would argue there isn’t. Last week they overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade (1973) case which had recognised the constitutional right to abortion. So, is there is a constitutional right to abortion, and if so, why was Roe v. Wade overturned? And if there isn’t a constitutionalContinue reading “Is there a constitutional right to abortion?”

A Constitutional Game of Whodunnit?

By Ivan A. “One prominent constitutional scholar wrote that he “would vote for a statute very much like the one the Court end[ed] up drafting” if he were “a legislator,” but his assessment of Roe was memorable and brutal: Roe was “not constitutional law” at all and gave “almost no sense of an obligation toContinue reading “A Constitutional Game of Whodunnit?”