|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-780||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: (1) Whether the court of appeals erred by effectively incorporating into Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act the retrogression standard applicable only to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act; and (2) whether the preliminary injunction ordered by the Fourth Circuit subjected North Carolina to a de facto preclearance standard in derogation of North Carolina’s constitutional prerogative to enact laws governing the time, place and manner of holding elections.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 30 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2015)|
|Jan 15 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 6, 2015.|
|Jan 23 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al.|
|Jan 26 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents, Louis M. Duke, and Intervenors/Plaintiffs-Appellants.|
|Feb 3 2015||Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Feb 4 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.|
|Feb 4 2015||Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.|
|Mar 6 2015||Brief of respondents League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 18 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 3, 2015.|
|Apr 6 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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.
SCOTUS was inundated with "friend of the court" briefs -- more than 140 of them -- in the abortion case being heard tomorrow. We reviewed them all. Here's a guide to the many arguments being pushed by academics, politicians, & interest groups in the case.
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