In South Dakota this month, the state legislature passed a bill that would ban almost all abortions. The bill is designed as a challenge to Roe v. Wade. If Gov. Mike Rounds signs it, as he's indicated he's inclined to do, it would likely start a process that could eventually bring the legislation before the Supreme Court.
Julie Rovner, NPR health policy correspondent
Sanford Levinson, professor of law and government, University of Texas, Austin
Rick Duncan, professor of law, University of Nebraska
(2.) Election Laws — The Supreme Court is taking up Vermont's campaign spending caps law this week. Republican lawyers say the law is a violation of free speech.