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Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Justice Elena Kagan in the Justices' Conference Room prior to Justice Kagan's Investiture Ceremony, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.
The Supreme Court begins the new term today. For the first time in its history, three women will be sitting on the bench.
Slate’s Legal Editor, Dahlia Lithwick, talks to Madeline about the cases confronting them this session.