Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
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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