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In Legal Terms: MS Abortion lawsuit ENCORE

Last Wednesday (12/01/2021) the US Supreme Court heard Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. It was about Mississippi’s Abortion Ban. The Opinion won’t be known until this summer but In Legal Terms talked about the case in June of 2021.We’ll have a link to the SCOTUS blog from the case on this show’s information page.


Mississippi is in the national news. The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. It’s a case about Mississippi’s Abortion Ban. We’ve got Constitutional Law professor Yvette Butler to explain what’s going on.

If you’re an In Legal Terms fan, I hope you’ve listened to our podcast from October 13th of 2020 when we talked about the US Supreme Court case Flowers v. Mississippi

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Dobbs v. Jackson WHO - case about whether all laws banning abortion pre-viability are unconstitutional.

Mississippi's abortion law:

Could Roe v. Wade be overturned?

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In Legal Terms: Child Custody

If there’s a child in your life, you’ll want to hear today’s show. It’s about custody and visitation during divorce. If you want to know what the law is, just ask our guest law Professor Deborah Bell.You can send us an email to our address legalterms@mpbonline.org you’re looking for free legal resources for your legal situation, the Mississippi Bar Association’s website suggests:American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi 601-354-3408 Charities Legal Assistance Clinic601-355-8634 Legal Defense601-650-7487 Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence and Northcutt Legal Clinic228-864-7144Crisis Line: 1-800-800-1396Pine Belt Office: 601-705-0139 First Legal Aid Office601-608-0056 Center for Legal Services 1-800-498-1804 College School of Law Clinical Programs 601-925-7180 Volunteer Lawyers Project 601-960-9577 Mississippi Rural Legal Services1-800-498-1804 of Mississippi School of Law Clinical Programs 662-915-7429 ad litemlicense to have kids?no fault divorce