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Shorthanded US Supreme Court Returns with Major Challenges Ahead


The U.S. Supreme Court begins its new nine-month term on Monday buffeted by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Senate confirmation battle over her successor, the coronavirus pandemic and the approaching presidential election whose outcome the justices may be called upon to help decide.Amid the maelstrom, the shorthanded court – with eight justices rather than a full complement of nine – also has a series of major cases to tackle, including a Republican bid to invalidate the Obamacare healthcare law set to be argued on Nov. 10, a week after Election Day.If President Donald Trump’s nominee to …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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