Bloomberg Law
May 3, 2022, 11:16 PM

Supreme Court Leak Investigation Will Be Led by Ex-Army Lawyer

Joe Schneider
Joe Schneider
Bloomberg News

The Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court is probably best known for announcing the entrance of the justices at the start of each session with the words “Oyez, Oyez, Oyez.”

But now, the recently appointed marshal, Colonel Gail A. Curley, has a more demanding task, probing the leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito that, if released as written, would overturn abortion rights in the U.S., striking down the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade.

Demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on May 3.
Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

The unauthorized release of the draft has created a social and political maelstrom in the U.S., with protests ...

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