Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 9:44 PM EDT) — This term of the U.S. Supreme Court will probably be one of the oddest in our history. This article lists some of the dynamics to look for between now and the end of June 2017.
1. The usually reliable commentators are vague about what the U.S. Supreme Court will do this term because the number of justices prevents their annual forecasts. Eight justices sit on the court. Another major factor makes forecasting impossible: the person who will nominate the ninth justice has not yet been selected….