US Supreme Court back to work, one seat vacant as election looms

Washington (AFP) – The US Supreme Court resumed work after a fall break Monday with a key vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and rising concerns it could be called on to decide the November 3 presidential election.The court begins its 2020-2021 season with eight of nine justices, and facing the possibility that Covid-19 could both disrupt Republican plans to quickly fill Ginsburg’s slot and cause enough problems with voting that the court is forced to intervene in the election count.The pandemic is pushing tens of millions of Americans to vote by mail, taxing systems and rules fo…

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