Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Supreme Court Will Broadcast Contraceptive Mandate Case Arguments Today In Real Time

Beginning at 10:00 am (EDT) this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear consolidated oral arguments in Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania  (SCOTUSblog case page) and Trump v. Pennsylvania (SCOTUSblog case page). In the case, the 3rd Circuit upheld a nationwide preliminary injunction against enforcement of the Trump Administration's final rules expanding exemptions under the Affordable Care Act for employers with religious or moral objections to contraceptive coverage. Little Sisters of the Poor were intervenors in the 3rd Circuit case. (See prior posting.)  Under the Supreme Court's special procedures for arguments during the COVID-19 crisis, arguments will be conducted via teleconference which will be broadcast live by C-Span at this link.