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The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with much of the focus on new Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who recently made history by becoming the high court's first Latina member.

Justice Anthony Kennedy -- the court's perennial swing vote -- continues to be in the media spotlight.

But it is the court's youngest member, the one with the least judicial experience, who may prove most influential in the months ahead as he continues to push a forceful conservative agenda on hot-button social and economic issues. Read full article »

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