The Stench

By Preet Bharara

Dear Reader,

Yesterday, all eyes – or at least all ears – were on the Supreme Court’s oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, the case involving a Mississippi statute that would ban abortion after 15 weeks, in direct contravention of Roe v. Wade. As predicted, though, the heart of the argument was more about precedent and stare decisis than about abortion itself.