Supreme Court postpones all April arguments because of coronavirus

Supreme Court postpones all April arguments because of coronavirus

The Supreme Court has canceled all April arguments because of the coronavirus, it announced Friday in a news release.All planned arguments for March and April have now been indefinitely postponed.“The Court will consider rescheduling some cases from the March and April sessions before the end of the Term, if circumstances permit in light of public health and safety guidance at that time,” the court said in the release. The court’s annual term usually ends in June before the justices take a summer vacation.The court has been closed to the public since March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.T...


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