The New Paper

October 5, 2020

Supreme Court returns to session

The US Supreme Court returns to session today. The court will temporarily operate with eight justices (following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in September), and is expected to hear cases covering a wide range of topics including healthcare, religious rights, and a $9B dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Here's the hearing schedule and a preview of upcoming cases

Extra: Meanwhile, Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are expected to begin next Monday.

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