The longest-standing democracy in the world looks and feels bitterly divided. An immigrant offers some reasons to keep hope alive for the American experiment.
On Friday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
If law is the primary domain of lawyers, then it follows that the arcane complexities of constitutional law should remain the exclusive domain of exceptional legal scholars. Many voices in the legal community – some ably and in good faith – will share their hard-earned expertise to provide technical commentary on those complexities and the jurisprudence that led us here.
I am not a lawyer, and I have no scholarly pretensions to invite debate on issues of constitutional doctrine. Nor do I write this post with any wish or expectation to change minds about abortion. Instead, I wish to address how the rule of law shapes American life, and I ask the legal profession to reflect on how the work of lawyers and judges affects the daily realities of your fellow citizens.
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