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The US Supreme Court is seen on the first day of a new term in Washington, DC, October 7, 2019. – In the film “12 Angry Men,” a teen defendant is found not guilty of killing his father because the jurors cannot reach a unanimous decision. In reality, a split jury is enough in some US states. It is this issue that the US Supreme Court will take up Monday when it opens its new session — a term that will feature a variety of blockbuster cases on abortion, immigration and transgender rights. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)