Zach Clopton

Zachary Clopton is a law professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.


Abortion and Original Jurisdiction

State supreme courts’ authority to bypass lower courts makes them key players in the fight over reproductive rights.

Original Jurisdiction in State Supreme Courts

Parties, courts, and legislatures can use original jurisdiction to meet their own political ends, potentially affecting issues from elections to abortion rights.

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