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Abortion and Abortion Rights from a Comparative Constitutional Law Perspective

In the recently decided case Dobbs v. Jackson, 597 US __ (2022), the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, 410 US 113 (1973), the landmark decision that had legalized abortion in the United States. As judges, lawyers, scholars, and the others struggle to understand the implications of this suddenly repealed “constitutional right,” we offer a free look at a number of articles which may help shed light on the right of abortion from an international comparative constitutional legal perspective.

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March 8, 2023

OCC19 March update

In March 2023, Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19 updates one jurisdiction:

February 14, 2023

MPECCoL February 2023 Update

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law has updated 2 new articles to the collection, with the total remaining at 350.

January 31, 2023

OCC19 adds new and updated articles

In January 2023, Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19 added one new and two updated jurisdiction:

January 26, 2023

OCW January 2023 Update

For Januarry 2023, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 2 new and 1 historical documents.

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