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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 As judges, lawyers, scholars, and the others struggle to understand the implications of this suddenly repealed “constitutional right,” we offer a free look at a number of articles which may help shed light on the right of abortion from an international comparative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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November 24, 2022

MPECCoL November 2022 Update

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law has added 4 new articles to the collection, taking the total to 345.

November 11, 2022

The Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19 adds 1 article

Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19 added a new jurisdiction.

October 31, 2022

OCW October 2022 Update

For October 2022, Oxford Constitutions of the World adds 2 new documents, 1 historical document and 1 corrected document.

October 25, 2022

MPECCoL October 2022 Update

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law has added 6 new articles to the collection, taking the total to 341.