Thursday, March 23, 2023

John Roberts calls Scottus Leak ‘absolutely appalling’ work of ‘Bad Apple’: report

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Thursday that the unprecedented leak of a draft opinion this week is “absolutely appalling,” Nation World News reported.

Roberts, who was speaking at a meeting of lawyers and judges at the 11th Circuit Judicial Conference in Atlanta, reportedly said he hoped “one bad apple” would not change “people’s perception” of the Supreme Court, which usually But one of the closest. Government Protected Institutions.

It would be “foolish” for Leaker to think that her actions would affect the actions of the court, Roberts said in her first public appearance since Politico published a leaked draft of the majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Monday evening. He confirmed the next day that the draft, which indicates the court is set to reverse Roe v. Wade, is valid but not final.

Some may be the source of the leak. The scope of those who had access to the draft is limited to the judges, their law clerks and their support staff. High-profile Republicans have pointed fingers at liberal law clerks, arguing that they are hoping to change the outcome of the decision by somehow angering the public. Other court watchers have agreed that it makes more sense for the leaks to come from the conservative side, as it could help lock in judges’ votes.

The draft, written by Justice Samuel Alito, which concerns an abortion ban from Mississippi, revealed that the nine-member court is set to end federal abortion protections. According to Politico, Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Connie Barrett all plan to join Alito’s opinion.

Roberts’ views on the matter did not surface in the leak.

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