Whatever comes out from #SCOTUS today or next week, it's worth noting that, as opposed to handing the decisions down orally from the bench in front of a public audience, the Court's handing these down remotely with the public fenced off. In 2020 and 2021, that was COVID. But now? pic.twitter.com/ndwnnOQyI4— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) June 24, 2022
BREAKING: The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional protection for abortion.— Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) June 24, 2022
Texas will ban abortion from the moment of conception, with narrow exceptions. This ban goes into effect in 30 days. https://t.co/oumWWJYjBn
5-justice majority. Chief concurs in judgment. https://t.co/g5j8olx8tD— Ed Whelan (@EdWhelanEPPC) June 24, 2022
5. From the joint dissent by Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan:— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) June 24, 2022
"With sorrow—for this Court, but more, for the many millions of American women who have today lost a fundamental constitutional protection—we dissent."
For those keeping track, Justice Alito's final Dobbs opinion looks *strikingly similar* to the February draft leaked to Politico.— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) June 24, 2022
A Court in a hurry is a dangerous thing for our Republic.— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) June 24, 2022