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New York State Attorney General Letitia James outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington after oral arguments in the consolidated cases Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, on Tuesday, November 11, 2019. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM New York State Attorney General Letitia James. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted a rare en banc hearing Friday for a Tennessee abortion law that has divided the judges and pulled attorneys general from around the country into the argument on both sides.

Attorneys general from 20 states around the country took on their colleague from Tennessee Thursday to challenge new abortion restrictions. The Democratic attorneys general filed an amicus brief supporting a group of Tennessee abortion providers in Bristol Regional Women’s Center v. Slatery.

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Katheryn Tucker

Katheryn Hayes Tucker is an Atlanta-based reporter covering legal news for the Daily Report and other ALM publications.

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