Author

Linda C. McClain

Linda C. McClain

Professor of Law, Boston University

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What would it mean to codify Roe into law – and is there any chance of that happening?

By: - June 27, 2022

In simple terms, to codify something means to enshrine a right or a rule into a formal systematic code. It could be done through an act of Congress in the form of a federal law. Similarly, state legislatures can codify rights by enacting laws. To codify Roe for all Americans, Congress would need to pass […]