Every year in June, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reveals its ruling on all the cases it heard since its last break. There is always a calendar posted on the SCOTUS website that shows what days the Justices will be releasing decisions. There is absolutely no way to know, for certain, what day the outcome of a particular case will be given.
As such, people like me who are interested in a specific court case (or more than one court case) end up in a cycle of hope and frustration as we wait to hear what the Justices decided about those important cases. This year, we had to wait until the very last day of June decision days to find out the ruling on Texas’ HB2 abortion restrictions case. The case is called Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt.
One of the ...