Skip to content

Banning Abortion is Not in Line with Originalism, Professor Tang Writes in the Washington Post

News Posted on November 1, 2021

“If the conservative justices wish to be faithful to the Constitution’s original meaning, they should not eliminate the right to abortion,” Professor Aaron Tang writes in an Oct. 26 opinion piece for the  Washington Post headlined “A middle ground on abortion rights that originalists should embrace." Read the op-ed.

Aaron Tang joined the UC Davis faculty in 2016.  His teaching and research interests include constitutional law, education law, federal courts, labor law, and the intersections among civil litigation, the political process, and public policy more broadly.  A graduate of Stanford Law School, he has clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Supreme Court. His scholarly articles have appeared in law journals such as the Stanford Law Review, New York University Law Review, Virginia Law Review, George Washington Law Review, and Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.