The Supreme Court’s fall term opens today with a historic first — three women on the bench — but as yet, few blockbuster challenges have appeared on the docket.

Court Kremlinologists, however, have plenty to watch. It’s the second term in a row where they will be closely examining a new justice for clues on how she will approach cases — last time, it was Justice Sonia Sotomayor; this time, it’s Justice Elena Kagan.