In the oral argument session that began today and ends March 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear only seven cases instead of the usual 12. The President's Day holiday on Monday accounts for some of the paucity, but the court's desire to slow down the docket in hopes of the arrival of a ninth justice may also be a factor. Sparse as it is in numbers, the February argument session also has few marquee cases.
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