Reuters reports the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term will open on Monday.
The conservative majority is in a position to take the country in a more aggressive Republican direction.
They will look at divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun control.
As early as next week, the nine justices will decided if gay and transgender people have civil rights in employment discrimination cases.
Next month the court will review Trump’s decision to end the DREAMers program that allowed permanent residency for qualifying immigrants, mostly children.
The court will also referee several legal brawls involving President Donald Trump.