The case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — which the Supreme Court will hear this term — offers the cleanest opportunity since 1973 for the Court to revisit its abortion jurisprudence. A review of that jurisprudence shows that, regardless of anyone’s views of abortion itself, basic fidelity to the Constitution and the rule of law demands it be overturned. Guest Carter Snead joins us to make the constitutional, legal, and moral case for rejecting the Court’s abortion precedents.
O. Carter Snead is professor of law at the Notre Dame Law School and director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame.
This podcast discusses themes from Carter’s and Mary Ann Glendon’s essay in the Fall 2021 issue of National Affairs, “The Case for Overturning Roe.”