The Supreme Court’s business agenda: 7 cases that companies are watching

After a blockbuster term that reverberated through American society, the Supreme Court’s new session could have far-reaching effects on US business as it confronts a bench that has not shied away from rewriting decades-long legal precedents.

Over the coming months the court will hear cases on issues from affirmative action to the reach of state regulation and the question of where companies can be sued.

Last term’s decisions on polarising issues including abortion and school prayer were split down ideological lines, revealing a clear delineation on cultural, social and religious themes. But when it comes to corporate cases, the justices’

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