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Prof. Barbara Stark Signs 5th Circuit Amicus Brief in Support of Plaintiffs in Whole Woman’s Health v. Paxton

Barbara Stark, Professor of Law

Professor Barbara Stark joined other international and comparative law scholars who signed an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs in Whole Woman’s Health v. Paxton, filed in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 18.

The brief notes that, over the last 40 years, international law has evolved to overwhelmingly support increasing access to legal abortion around the globe.

Texas has moved in the opposite direction, recently prohibiting the safest, most common method of abortion used starting in the early second trimester of pregnancy, and the most common method after approximately 15 weeks: dilatation and evacuation (D&E).

Texas’s enactment of SB8 imposes an additional medical procedure to the D&E procedure, forcing many women seeking abortions in their second trimester to undergo a procedure that carries a greater risk to their own health.

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