|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20A66||7th Cir.||Not Argued||Oct 26, 2020||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay, pending appeal, a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit suspending a six-day extension of Wisconsin's absentee ballot receipt deadline in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 14 2020||Application (20A66) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.|
|Oct 14 2020||Response to application (20A66) requested by Justice Kavanaugh, due Friday, October 16, 2020, by noon ET.|
|Oct 16 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Tony Evers, Governor of Wisconsin.|
|Oct 16 2020||Response to application from respondent Wisconsin State Legislature filed.|
|Oct 16 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Election Law Scholars.|
|Oct 16 2020||Response to application from respondent Chrystal Edwards, et al. filed.|
|Oct 26 2020||Application (20A66) referred to the Court.|
|Oct 26 2020||Application (20A66) denied by the Court. The application to vacate stay presented to JUSTICE KAVANAUGH and by him referred to the Court is denied. CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS, concurring in denial of application to vacate stay. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE GORSUCH, with whom JUSTICE KAVANAUGH joins, concurring in denial of application to vacate stay. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE KAVANAUGH, concurring in denial of application to vacate stay. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE KAGAN, with whom JUSTICE BREYER and JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR join, dissenting. (Detached Opinion).|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
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Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
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