Five things to watch in final weeks of high court's term
After mostly avoiding controversy for the past eight months, the Supreme Court is heading into the final, frenzied few weeks of its 2020-21 term with a docket full of outstanding cases and rampant speculation about one its most senior justices.
From health care to voting to a dispute pitting LGBTQ rights against religious freedom, the nation's highest court will soon start churning through blockbuster cases, dropping decisions that will reshape the law – and the political landscape.
Twenty-six cases – all of which were argued virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic – remain on the docket.
"This term is a lot like the first few episodes of...