The Department of Justice on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case involving the 17-year-old undocumented immigrant detainee who received an abortion last month after a weekslong legal battle with the Trump administration.
The Justice Department filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court this week, saying “Jane Doe’s” attorneys — who were American Civil Liberties Union attorneys — “misled” on the timing of the abortion.
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“After informing Justice Department attorneys that the procedure would occur on October 26th, Jane Doe’s attorneys scheduled the abortion for the early morning hours of October 25th, thereby thwarting Supreme Court review,” Justice Department spokesman Devin O’Malley said Friday.
The Justice Department argues the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the
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