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U.S. Supreme Court Kicks Off New Term

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By Admin on October 06, 2008 9:06 AM

Today is the first Monday in October, signaling the start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term. In the coming months, the nation's highest court is expected to hear oral arguments and hand down rulings in a number of key cases -- on issues like pharmaceutical company liability, "light" cigarette advertising, broadcast indecency, liability for detainees' civil rights violations, and more. Take a look at some of the stories and viewpoints making headlines as the new U.S. Supreme Court term begins:

Learn more about cases before the Court for the October 2008 term, its current Justices, Court history, and more, with resources from FindLaw and the U.S. Supreme Court's official site: