John Amabile was quoted in the Daily Report about what would happen in Georgia if Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The article described how the Georgia Supreme Court is trending toward textualism, a strict focus on the original language of a statute.
In a textualist view, the state right of privacy in Georgia “probably goes away," John said in the article. But he cautioned that an abortion rights case “is very unlikely to be reduced to a textualist approach.”
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John has written in the Daily Report and in Parker Poe's blog Georgia On My Mind about the Georgia Supreme Court shifting toward a textualist approach.