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The Supreme Court has not offered any explanation for Justice Alito's consecutive absences during this crucial period.

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Justice Samuel Alito absent from Supreme Court session for second day in a row

Justice Samuel Alito was not present on Friday, June 21, morning as the Supreme Court handed down opinions in the courtroom, the second day in a row he has been absent.

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was absent for the second consecutive day as the Court released multiple opinions, including a significant Second Amendment ruling.

Alito’s unexpected absence was notable because it coincided with the end of the term, and the Court issued nine opinions during the two days he was missing.

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