On the first Monday in October, the U.S. Supreme Court opens its doors to a new term with less drama than the last, more cases initially and many challenges having potentially major implications for business, the environment, injured consumers, job bias victims and law enforcement. And the term's drama level could change quickly next week after the justices hold their summer conference meeting, in which they generally add cases from more than a thousand filed during the summer months.
In the New Term, High Stakes for the High Court
The National Law Journal
September 24, 2008