Rapid Reaction—Roe’s Last Stand at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court heard two hours of oral arguments in the biggest abortion case in decades. Here's the most important analysis from the day.

Abortion activists holding photos of Supreme Court justices heads on a stick.
Pro-choice activists gathered in front of the Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments over Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban. Which justices will dismantle Roe v. Wade? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

It happened—the Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday morning in the biggest abortion case in decades, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationwhich could be the end of Roe v. Wade as we know it.

In this rapid reaction episode of Boom! Lawyered, hosts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy bring you all the legal analysis on the most important and surprising insights from the day.

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