US Supreme Court Arguments for Gore v. Bush II

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The question of the presidency has gone from the polling place to the Supreme Court with everyone, including the court, almost equally divided. As we await a decision, we look forward, as well as back, with analysis by a host of legal experts including former Supreme Court clerks and spokesmen for the Democrats and the Republicans. We'll consider voter protection rights and the lack of precedent for setting a vote count standard. We'll ask how the decision will impact the court's integrity - and the next President's ability to nominate a court justice.
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