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Regulating Lead in Drinking Water: Issues and Developments

Introduction. The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate contaminants in public water supplies. EPA regulates lead specifically through the 1991 Lead and Copper…
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Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response

Summary. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded in Roe v. Wade that the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s decision to terminate her pregnancy. In Doe v. Bolton, a companion decision,…
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Facing the FACT Act: Abortion and Free Speech (Part I)

On November 13, 2017, the Supreme Court granted a petition to review National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, a case that implicates several distinct and complex…
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