The Arizona Supreme Court has set a date for oral arguments in its review of the appellate court’s decision regarding the state’s current abortion law.

A notice issued Wednesday says legal teams will meet in front of Arizona’s high court Tuesday, Dec. 12 to present arguments.

Last year, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a ruling saying it would not recognize a more-than century old law that criminalizes most types of abortion the most recent court ruling in a series of rulings following 2022’s U.S. Supreme Court decision effectively overturning Roe v. Wade.

After that ruling was issued, then-Arizona AG Mark Brnovich said that territorial-era statute would become the law of the land. It was the beginning of a series of legal battles ending with the appellate court’s decision: Doctors cannot be legally charged for abortions performed within the first 15 weeks of pregnancy.


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