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The demise of Roe wouldn’t endanger school access, legal scholars say

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The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, which would undo legal protections for women seeking abortions established nearly five decades ago, has raised fears that the court will revisit other landmark cases, including those that have shaped the American education system. Some have wondered aloud whether Brown v. Board of Education — one of the most well-known and most-revered Supreme Court decisions — could be next.

“This is where they’re going folks,” tweeted Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) about the GOP.

But legal scholars had mixed views on what the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — the abortion case currently before the court — could mean for Brown and for another landmark case, Plyler v. Doe, which bars schools from turning away undocumented students. Scholars expressed confidence…

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