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Supreme Court slowly returns to the bench to issue rulings.

The court issued a unanimous ruling that went against a veteran seeking expanded benefits. But the court dismissed a case it heard only two weeks ago. The 105 days between the first oral argument and the first opinion is a record for the court’s longest period, legal scholar says. The court’s investigation was unable to identify the leaker of sensitive documents. Hard feelings exist among the justices over the decision overturning nearly 50 years of Supreme Court precedent. The court’s calendar is frontloaded with controversial cases that likely will take longer to decide and write.