Supreme Court Starts a New Term as Amy Coney Barrett Awaits Confirmation Hearings

The Supreme Court began its new term with a tribute from the bench for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last month of cancer. Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday read a short tribute to Ginsburg, noting the empty courtroom bench was draped in black cloth as a memorial. “Justice Ginsburg’s contributions as advocate, jurist and citizen are immeasurable,” Roberts said. “We at the court will remember her as a dear friend and treasured colleague.

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