Of the two women nominated in 2013 to seats on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, conservative and anti-abortion groups objected most vocally to civil rights litigator and law professor Cornelia Pillard. But it was former appellate specialist Patricia Millett who wrote the searing abortion rights dissent last week on behalf of a pregnant immigrant teen that rocketed across social media as a must-read.

In Garza v. Hargan, the government argued that its refusal to “facilitate” the detained teen’s abortion did not present an undue burden on her right to an abortion—assuming she had such a right as someone who had entered the country illegally.

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