Politics & Government

May 22, 2009 4:17 PM

Next Supreme Court's docket much broader than abortion

There's new legal terrain for the Supreme Court to explore that goes well beyond Roe v. Wade and the evergreen issues that line the campaign trail. Some pending disputes already are known, including the 14 cases that are scheduled for Supreme Court consideration starting next October. None involves abortion, the traditional flash point for recent Supreme Court confirmation fights.

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