Dean Vikram Amar recently spoke to WCIA News about the leaked draft opinion that may ultimately overturn Roe v. Wade. As a former Supreme Court clerk himself, spoke candidly about the historic nature of the leak, as well as the speculation around the identity of the leaker.
“People who clerk at the Supreme Court go on to do things like be a dean at the U of I – like me – so they look forward to significant careers in law. On the one hand, this could really put a damper on that. On the other hand, in today’s climate, maybe it’s a springboard to political stardom,” he said. “This is a sign of the times. I don’t think this would’ve happened 25 years ago. This is just a reflection of the fractiousness that is America today.”
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