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TODAY AT THE COURT

The court heard oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (audio available here).

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Majority of court appears poised to roll back abortion rights

 at 1:04 p.m. (updated Dec. 1 at 5:15 p.m.)

During Wednesday’s argument, it appeared likely that the court’s conservative majority would uphold a Mississippi law that bans nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, but it was not clear how many votes there were to overturn Roe v. Wade entirely.

large crowd of supporters and opponents of abortion hold dueling signs in front of supreme court building

Supporters and opponents of abortion rights protest in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday. (Katie Barlow)

SYMPOSIUM

Four views on how the court should approach Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

In our symposium on the Mississippi abortion case, scholars and advocates on both sides of the debate weigh in on the legal issues in the case — and their implications.

SCOTUS FOCUS

We read all the amicus briefs in Dobbs so you don’t have to

 at 5:24 p.m.

A guide to the more than 140 amicus briefs filed by experts, politicians, advocacy groups, and others.

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Justices mull Chevron and voice skepticism of Medicare’s rate cut for hospital drugs

 at 7:53 p.m.

In the second case of the week involving Medicare payments to hospitals, some conservative justices mused about abandoning the Chevron doctrine.

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