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A look at high court's top cases in new term starting Monday

Supreme Court New Term
Posted at 7:36 PM, Oct 02, 2021

Abortion, guns and religion top the Supreme Court term that begins Monday.

A case from Mississippi presents a direct challenge to the court's major decisions over the last half-century that guarantee a woman’s right to an abortion nationwide.

A case from New York could expand gun rights in the United States and involves the right to carry a firearm in public. And parents in Maine are suing over the state’s exclusion of religious schools from a tuition program for families who live in towns that don’t have public schools.

The Biden administration is trying to have the death sentence reinstated in the Boston Marathon bombing case.