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I Guess Roe Wasn't “Settled Law” After All

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

After the Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization came out last week , many liberals took another look at how the court's conservative justices described Roe v. Wade during their confirmation hearings. In those hearings, even the most ardent conservative nominee described Roe as an important precedent that had a profound impact on American life. Some even described it as “settled law.” The perceived disparity between how they described Roe to the Senate and how they overturned Roe from the bench has led some Democrats to propose extraordinary sanctions. One...
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