Supplement to an Enhanced Amicus Brief in Dobbs

25 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2021

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John Finnis

University of Oxford

Robert George

Princeton University

Date Written: November 28, 2021


This Supplement is to set out further primary materials illustrative of the propositions advanced in our Amicus Brief filed in Dobbs and our "Enhanced Amicus Brief in Dobbs," concerning first the common law bearing on abortion, and second the errors made in Roe's treatment both of the common law and of the statutes that revised it and strengthened its protections of human life.

Keywords: Roe v Wade, common law, reform statutes

JEL Classification: K14, K19

Suggested Citation

Finnis, John M. and George, Robert, Supplement to an Enhanced Amicus Brief in Dobbs (November 28, 2021). Available at SSRN: or

John M. Finnis (Contact Author)

University of Oxford ( email )

University College
Oxford, OX1 4BH
United Kingdom

Robert George

Princeton University ( email )

Fisher Hall
Princeton, NJ 08540
United States

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