Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Roe v. Wade opinion

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric why she is critical of the Roe v. Wade opinion.

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