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Column: Constitutional rights reach beyond text

  • Aviam Soifer is a law professor and former dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii.

    Aviam Soifer is a law professor and former dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii.

The current U.S. Supreme Court majority purports to be bound by the specific language of the Constitution. Indeed, this is the crux of Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft that would overrule Roe v. Wade (1973). But the Constitution explicitly says something different. Read more

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