The marshal of the United States Supreme Court interviewed all nine justices as part of her investigation into the leak of the Dobbs draft opinion, she confirmed on Friday. Marshal Gail Curley’s belated statement followed a flurry of concerns raised by reporters who noted that the detailed 20-page report on the leak failed to mention any investigative efforts focused on the justices. While Curley’s clarification is helpful, further transparency and more rigor are needed.
Last Thursday, the high court issued a statement along with Curley’s report that followed the eight-month investigation into the leak of the draft opinion destined to overturn Roe v. Wade. Politico published that draft on May 2, 2022, reporting that a majority of the justices in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health