The U.S. Supreme Court returns after a monthlong break to what may be potentially the term's most difficult and significant decisions affecting business, employees, the environment and civil rights. Two potential landmark cases have been granted review, one on reverse discrimination and the other involving the Voting Rights Act. If the Court strikes down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, that decision "will reverberate" throughout the country and within the Court itself, said Akin Gump's Thomas Goldstein.
Tough Cases Await U.S. Supreme Court Justices
The National Law Journal
February 23, 2009