As Supreme Court Break Nears, Big Cases Remain Monday is the final day before the Supreme Court's summer vacation, and three big cases are on the docket. One of them is the New Haven firefighters case, a job discrimination lawsuit. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was one of the appellate judges who reviewed the case, which has become a key point of discussion going into her confirmation hearings. Dahlia Lithwick, legal analyst for Slate.com, talks to host Guy Raz about the high court's big finale.
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As Supreme Court Break Nears, Big Cases Remain

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As Supreme Court Break Nears, Big Cases Remain

As Supreme Court Break Nears, Big Cases Remain

As Supreme Court Break Nears, Big Cases Remain

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Monday is the final day before the Supreme Court's summer vacation, and three big cases are on the docket. One of them is the New Haven firefighters case, a job discrimination lawsuit. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was one of the appellate judges who reviewed the case, which has become a key point of discussion going into her confirmation hearings.

Dahlia Lithwick, legal analyst for Slate, talks to host Guy Raz about the high court's big finale.