The opening of the Supreme Court's fall session U. S. Supreme court watchers will be looking for more signs of the court's conservative leaning when the fall session begins on Monday. Two of those observers talk about the important issues facing the court, from elections to Guantanamo detentions.9:06 a.m.
David Stras: Associate professor of law, University of Minnesota.
Daniel Farber: Professor of law, University of California at Berkeley. His newest book is "Retained by the People: The "Silent" Ninth Amendment and the Constitutional Rights Americans Don't Know They Have."
Health insurance for low-income kids The U.S. Senate has put the final stamp on expanded health insurance for low-income children, in a veto-proof majority. Attention turns to the House, which needs a tough several votes to withstand an expected presidential veto.9:50 a.m.
Alex Wayne: Reporter for Congressional Quarterly.
Author Jane Hamilton Best-selling author Jane Hamilton talks about her latest novel of an unusual family's response to tragedy in its midst. Hamilton has won acclaim for her humorous and insightful treatment of human relationships.10:06 a.m.
Jane Hamilton: The author of "When Madeline Was Young." Her books include "A Map of the World" and "The Book of Ruth."