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  • FIGHT OVER ABORTION PILLS TAKES SHAPE IN POST-ROE AMERICA

    Vanity Fair -- 06/27/2022

    Amid the Biden administration’s vows to protect the right to medication abortion, it’s unclear “whether the FDA can preempt a state’s prohibition” on mifepristone, Wendy Parmet, director of Northeastern University’s Center for Health Policy and Law told NBC, noting that there isn’t a Supreme Court decision on the matter and, “even if we did, we have a Supreme Court willing to overturn decisions … everything is up for grabs at the moment.”…

  • Supreme Court’s Roe Ruling Tees Up Fight Over Abortion Pills

    Bloomberg Law -- 06/27/2022

    State law, however, controls “the practice of medicine,” meaning states could prohibit prescribers from offering the drug, said Wendy Parmet, director of the Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University.

  • Pence leans in on abortion, as Trump, other potential 2024 candidates are more cautious

    The Washington Post -- 06/27/2022

    GOP candidates “have to balance, you know, the wishes of their own constituencies, which often conflict with what the national Republican constituencies might prefer,” said Costas Panagopoulos, chair of the political science department at Northeastern University, who noted that polling shows most Americans opposed overturning Roe. …

  • The end of Roe v. Wade is the searing legacy of Trump’s presidency

    The Globe and Mail -- 06/27/2022

    “This could be a big, motivating election issue,” said Judith Brown, an emerita professor at Northeastern University Law School who was active in the women’s movement in Massachusetts from the mid-1960s. “They are going to feel the court is dragging this country back to the world that existed in the 1940s and 1950s, where a bunch of aging white men ruled everyone’s lives. That’s their Nirvana and they are working very hard and quite injudiciously taking us backwards. This is a judicial power grab – no respect for precedent, no respect for the idea this is a difficult matter.”…

  • Supreme Court’s Second Amendment decision demands courts look to history, tradition

    USA Today -- 06/24/2022

    “Does it put other regulations at risk? It does. There’s no question that it does,” said Jeremy Paul, a professor at Northeastern University School of Law.

  • Massachusetts gun laws at risk following Supreme Court ruling

    GBH -- 06/24/2022

    “This decision puts that statute in jeopardy,” said Daniel Medwed, a Northeastern University law professor and GBH News legal analyst.

  • The Next Fight Over Guns in America

    The Atlantic -- 06/24/2022

    Article by Timothy Zick and Diana Palmer…

  • Female scientists don’t get the credit they deserve. A study proves it.

    The Washington Post -- 06/24/2022

    “If you’re working on a project that looks like it’s going to be received really well, there’s more jockeying and competition to get on the authorship list — and basically what we find is that in those cases, it actually looks like women are less likely to end up on the authorship list,” said co-author Matthew Ross, an associate professor in the school of public policy and urban affairs and the department of economics at Northeastern University.

  • ‘Ignored and not appreciated’: Women’s research contributions often go unrecognized

    Nature.com -- 06/24/2022

    Measuring what isn’t there, however, is challenging. To overcome this, Matthew Ross, an economist at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and his colleagues used a large data set on almost 10,000 research teams in the United States to investigate who did and did not receive credit for work. …

  • Science’s Women Ghostwriters

    Inside Higher Ed -- 06/24/2022

    Co-author Matthew Ross, associate professor of economics and public policy and urban affairs at Northeastern University, whose work centers on discrimination, said that the survey revealed in some cases women had stepped back from their work for various reasons and saw a corresponding reduction in credit. …