Senators Elizabeth Warren and Patty Murray responding to news that the Supreme Court is poised to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision.

NJP principal solicitor George Newhouse discusses the US Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision in The Conversation

Last Updated on 27/06/2022 by National Justice Project

Has US-style politicisation of the courts come to Australia?

In the landmark 1973 decision of Roe v Wade, the US Supreme Court held that the right to privacy provided by the 14th amendment to the US Constitution protects a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. Last month, a leaked draft of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization revealed that a majority of the Supreme Court is poised to overturn that decision. Read the full article by Senior lecturer, University of Technology Sydney Harry Hobbs and Adjunct Professor of Law, Macquarie University George Newhouse in The Conversation here.