“So the million dollar question—other than who will fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat—is what will happen to undecided U.S. Supreme Court cases heard or to be heard this term. The short answer is “It depends and in all instances isn’t entirely clear.”‘

Lisa Soronen explores the potential impact of Justice Scalia’s sudden absence on the Supreme Court to a few major cases currently on the docket. The outcomes of these decisions could have far reaching effects for public sector unions, immigration, voting rights, access to abortion services, and affirmative action policies.

Read more here about the potential impacts, or follow the links below to learn more about the specific cases:

Public Sector Unions

Immigration

Voting Rights

Abortion Services

Affirmative Action Policies

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