It wasn't exactly a lost fall for the U.S. Supreme Court, but, as the justices don their robes for the first oral arguments of 2010, starting today, there is a sense that the term is just now beginning to take shape. Blockbuster opinions, riveting oral arguments -- and a possible retirement -- loom in the next six months. One highly anticipated event, which may come as soon as Tuesday, is issuance of the long-awaited ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
High Court Returns to a Busy Schedule
The National Law Journal
January 11, 2010