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Supreme Court will decide whether Kentucky AG can pick up defense of invalidated abortion law

March 30, 2021


The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can intervene to defend an invalidated state abortion law after no other state official would continue to defend it.

Cameron sought to intervene after the state health official defending the law—represented by Cameron’s office—decided against further appeals, according to the cert petition. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati said Cameron couldn’t intervene because his office waited to long to make the request.

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