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The Dobbs Decision – A Message from ADL Regional Director Scott Levin

Today, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning the longstanding precedent set by Roe v. Wade affirming the constitutional right to abortion. I am proud that ADL joined 72 other organizations in an amicus brief urging that Mississippi’s anti-abortion law be found unconstitutional. At the same time, I am devastated that we lost and the Court has

22nd Annual Supreme Court Review Held on July 8th

  On July 8th, ADL and the National Constitution Center virtually hosted the 22nd Annual Supreme Court Review. Watch the program here. This year’s distinguished panel featured Erwin Chemerinsky, legal scholar of constitutional law and federal civil procedure and Dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Law; Frederick Lawrence, 10th Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa

21st Annual Supreme Court Review Held on August 4th

  On August 4th, ADL and the National Constitution Center virtually hosted the 21st annual Supreme Court Review. Among the guest speakers were Erwin Chemerinsky, legal scholar of constitutional law and federal civil procedure, Paul Clement, the 43rd Solicitor General of the US, Frederick Lawrence, legal scholar and author of “Punishing Hate: Bias Crimes Under American Law” and Dahlia Lithwick,

ADL Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Celebrates its 13th Year

  Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser was the keynote speaker on July 27 for a virtual meeting celebrating the work of the 2020 ADL Summer Associate Research Program participants.  The group engaged in a discussion about several pertinent topics of the day including information security related to COVID-19 contact tracing, mask mandates, international protests against police brutality, legal response to