March 16, 2023
Access & Coverage | Tea Leaves
  • The judge in a closely watched lawsuit seeking to overturn federal approval of a widely used abortion pill questioned lawyers publicly for the first time yesterday. The wide-ranging hearing included discussion¬†about whether the anti-abortion plaintiffs had the legal standing to sue the government and what type of ruling the judge has the power to issue. The hearing was the first public session in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for states where abortion is still legal, not just for those trying to restrict it. (Articles here, here, and here)