The 2015 Supreme Court term concludes with a big win for abortion rights advocates.

The Supreme Court’s Strangest Term Ever

The Supreme Court’s Strangest Term Ever

Law and the Supreme Court justices who interpret it.
July 5 2016 9:22 AM

Amicus: That’s a Wrap

The Supreme Court caps off a term filled with surprises by handing down a hugely consequential defense of abortion rights.

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Listen to Episode 48 of Slate’s Amicus:

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On Monday, the Supreme Court invalidated two provisions of Texas’ omnibus abortion law known as HB2. The 5–3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt was a big win for abortion rights advocates, many of whom expected things to turn out the other way. On today’s show, we speak with Amy Hagstrom Miller, founder and CEO of the abortion provider that challenged the Texas law.

We also sit down with Slate’s own Mark Joseph Stern to recap the highlights—and lowlights—of a Supreme Court term that was chock-full of unexpected twists and turns.

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Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate and hosts the podcast Amicus.