The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that it will take up six cases during its new term that starts Monday.
The nation's high court has agreed to consider a Texas case on housing discrimination, which questions the so-called "disparate impact" legal strategy used by the federal government to demonstrate that policies, which aren't proven to be intentionally discriminatory, can hurt minorities.
The Supreme Court will also look at a case coming from Florida involving elected judges in states and whether they can personally raise campaign funds.
A third case from Idaho deals with the question of whether private health care providers can sue a state in an effort to raise Medicaid rates because of increased service costs.
The Supreme Court declined to hear cases involving same-sex marriage. Currently, there are seven such cases pending before the court. The court could in upcoming weeks decide to announce which marriage equality cases they want to take up as case studies.
Click through to read more on the three other cases the high court will consider this upcoming term.