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Supreme Court Begins New Term With 8 Justices05:21


On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court begins a new term with just eight justices instead of nine. The court is set to hear a number of significant cases virtually amid a looming confirmation process for a Supreme Court nominee and an election less than a month away.

NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg explains what's ahead.

This segment aired on October 5, 2020.


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