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'Casey' Sheds Light on Alito's Stance on Abortion

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'Casey' Sheds Light on Alito's Stance on Abortion

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'Casey' Sheds Light on Alito's Stance on Abortion

'Casey' Sheds Light on Alito's Stance on Abortion

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The 1991 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey helps reveal Samuel Alito's thinking in an abortion-related case. In it, the Third Circuit struck down a state law that required women to notify their spouses if they sought an abortion. Alito was the lone dissenting judge in that ruling.

Jeffrey Rosen, professor at George Washington University Law School and legal affairs editor at The New Republic, discusses the case and Alito's philosophy.