Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Lynn Fitch , Attorney General, Whitney H. Lipscomb , Deputy Attorney General, Scott G. Stewart , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Justin L. Matheny , Deputy Solicitor General, Wilson Minor , Special Assistant Attorney General, Mississippi Attorney General's Office, Jackson, MS, for Petitioners.
Jeffrey L. Fisher , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Menlo Park, CA, Anton Metlitsky , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Claudia Hammerman , Alexia D. Korberg , Aaron S. Delaney , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, Julie Rikelman , Hillary Schneller , Jenny Ma , Jiaman (Alice) Wang , Shayna Medley , Center for Reproductive Rights, New York, NY, Robert B. McDuff , Mississippi Center for Justice, Jackson, MS, for Respondents.
Scott G. Stewart , Solicitor General, Jackson, MS, for Petitioners.
Julie Rikelman , New York, NY, for Respondents.
Elizabeth B. Prelogar , Solicitor General, for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting Respondents.
Justice ALITO delivered the opinion of the Court.
Abortion presents a profound moral issue on which Americans hold sharply conflicting views. Some believe fervently that a human person comes into being at conception and that abortion ends an innocent life. Others feel just as strongly that any regulation of abortion invades a woman's right to control...
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