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CLIP: Supreme Court Term Preview


AIR DATE: Monday, October 3, 2016
OVERVIEW:

Lawrence Hurley previewed the upcoming Supreme Court term that opens Monday, Oct. 3. Topics included the Court operating with eight justices, the impact of the presidential election on the vacancy, and key cases for the term.
 

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  • Politicization of the Supreme Court (Video - 44 min)
    Author James Zirin talked about his book Supremely Partisan, in which he argues the Supreme Court has become increasingly partisan and that its selection of what he calls “politicized” cases could undermine public confidence in the court.
     

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  • Lawrence Hurley
    Correspondent
    Thomson Reuters->Supreme Court
KEYWORDS: Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, Nomination Process, Constitution, Judicial Branch, Campaigns & Elections