Supreme Court postpones arguments because of coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is postponing courtroom arguments, including those over subpoenas for President Donald Trump’s financial records, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

This May 23, 2019 file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Other business will go on as planned, including the justices’ private conference on Friday and the release of orders in a week’s time.

Some justices may participate by telephone, the court said in a statement.

Six of the nine justices are 65 and older, at higher risk of getting very sick from the illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, and Stephen Breyer, 81, are the oldest members of the court.

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