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‘Is 15 Weeks Not Enough Time?’ What the Justices Said About the Abortion Case

The arguments— which lasted 113 minutes — broke down along conservative and liberal lines.

Television news outlet set up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning of Dec. 1. 

Television news outlet set up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning of Dec. 1. 

Photographer: Emily Elconin/Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court justices heatedly debated Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy in a case that could upend the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.

Read the full transcript of the oral arguments here.