10/01/2007 09:14 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Making Anthony an Offer...


As the Supreme Court begins a new session this week, docket watchers everywhere will be paying close attention to how our recently reconfigured panel of Justices will be ruling--especially given the slate of crucial arguments scheduled to come before the bench in the months ahead. Most agree that if last year's rulings are any indication, Justice Anthony Kennedy will resume his role as the Court's all-important swing vote. This does not exactly put Kennedy in an enviable position.

For a sneak preview of the behind-the-scenes dramas to come, tap the gavel below....