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None of the Supreme Court justices nor their spouses were implicated in the investigation of the leaked draft opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade, the court’s marshal said in a statement Friday — but unlike court employees who were questioned, they were not asked to sign affidavits.
A report about the eight-month leak investigation released on Thursday did not say whether the justices had been interviewed as part of the probe. Nor did a court spokesperson respond to questions on that topic on Thursday.
On Friday afternoon, however, after speculation that the omission meant the nine justices had not been included in the probe, the court issued a clarification.
“During the course of the investigation, I spoke with each of the Justices, several on multiple occasions,” said Marshal Gail A. Curley. “The Justices actively cooperated in this iterative process, asking questions and answering mine. I followed up on all credible leads, none of which…
This article was written by Robert Barnes and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com