The Supreme Court Is Back in Session. Here's What You Need to Know.

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The Supreme Court is back in session today, and while the Senate continues to keep Merrick Garland waiting on his hearing, the eight sitting justices will reconvene to hear a new docket of cases.

Among others, the justices will consider cases on free speech, trademarks, racial and ethnic bias, and whether the Washington Redskins can keep their name.

Many are wondering how an appointee by either presidential nominees could impact the future of the court. Amy Howe, a reporter at SCOUTSblog, explains everything you need to know. Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear the full interview.