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In this June 20, 2016, photo, runners leave the Supreme Court in Washington with papers announcing court decisions. The Supreme Court is set to begin its new term as it ended the last one, down one justice and ideologically deadlocked on a range of issues. The absence of a ninth justice since Antonin Scalia's death in February has hamstrung the court in several cases and forced the justices to look for less contentious issues on which they are less likely to divide by 4-4 votes. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

In this June 20, 2016, photo, runners leave the Supreme Court in Washington with papers announcing court decisions. The Supreme Court is set to begin its new term as it ended the last one, down one justice and ideologically deadlocked on a range of issues. The absence of a ninth justice since Antonin Scalia's death in February has hamstrung the court in several cases and forced the justices to look for less contentious issues on which they are less likely to divide by 4-4 votes. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Supreme Court in holding pattern, awaiting ninth justice

By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is set to begin its new term as it ended the last one, down one justice and ideologically deadlocked on a range of issues. The absence of a ninth justice since Antonin Scalia's death in February has hamstrung the court in several cases and forced the justices to look ...

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