A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.
The Supreme Court gets back to work next week, and all eyes will be on Justice Sonia Sotomayor as she settles into her role on the bench. We look at how she may shape the dynamics of the Court and learn more about the eclectic and potentially game-changing cases being considered this fall.
- Jess Bravin Supreme Court Reporter, Wall Street Journal
- Stephen Wermiel Fellow in Law and Government and Associate Director, Summer Institute on Law and Government, American University Washington College of Law
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