WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for April 25 to review former President Donald Trump’s claim of immunity from prosecution in the federal election subversion case, marking the last day of the court’s current term. This case, which has drawn significant attention, could determine whether Trump faces trial over his efforts to overturn the 2020 election before the November 2024 election.

The decision to hear arguments on April 25 comes after considerable speculation and follows the court’s earlier announcement that it would address the case during the week of April 22. Notably, the court will convene for a rare Thursday session to address this pivotal matter.

Special Counsel Jack Smith, who brought criminal charges against Trump, has been pushing for expedited proceedings regarding Trump’s immunity claim to ensure a swift trial. Originally slated for an early March trial date, the proceedings have already been postponed pending resolution of the immunity issue.

The justices will review a lower court’s rejection of Trump’s immunity claim, which asserts that as president, he cannot be prosecuted for actions taken to reverse President Joe Biden’s election victory. The outcome of this case could have far-reaching implications for Trump’s legal battles and his potential candidacy for the 2024 election.

Trump, who is on the verge of securing the Republican nomination for the upcoming election, has sought to delay the trial until after the election. If reelected, he could attempt to halt the prosecution or pardon himself for any federal crimes.

The Supreme Court’s decision to consider Trump’s immunity claim underscores the complexities surrounding presidential accountability and legal immunity. The outcome of this case will not only impact Trump’s legal proceedings but also set precedents for future cases involving presidential immunity.

As the court prepares to hear arguments on April 25, the nation awaits a crucial decision that could shape the trajectory of Trump’s legal battles and influence the political landscape in the months ahead.