The Supreme Court announced that it was postponing oral arguments in at least a dozen cases in light of the spread of the coronavirus, citing a prior postponement in 1918 during the Spanish Flu outbreak. There is no timeline for rescheduling the cases, which include cases involving the Fourth Amendment and the statute of limitations in military prosecutions.
The Court cited the risk to the justices’ health. Six of the justices are over 65 years old, with Justice Ruth Ginsburg clocking in at 87 after her birthday last Sunday.
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