The Supreme Court's fall term opens today with a historic first -- three women on the bench -- though as yet, few blockbuster challenges have appeared on the docket. But there's plenty to watch, including a high number of business-related cases, and challenges involving speech and religion, job discrimination, sentencing, prosecutorial immunity, right to counsel and privacy. And it's the second term in a row where Court watchers will be closely examining a new justice for clues on how she will approach cases.
On the High Court's Fall Docket, Few Blockbusters -- but Plenty to Watch
The National Law Journal
October 4, 2010